(ATLANTA, GA) June 17, 2018— Green Spa Network (GSN) announced its recent elections for the new leadership positions on the Board of Directors. Those elected are talented individuals who bring depth and experience in practicing sustainability and bringing international reach to the spa industry.
 
Bonnie Baker, Co-founder of Satteva Spa and Wellness Concepts, has been appointed Board President after her tenure as Vice President. Thor Holmes, General Manager for Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary, will succeed Ms. Baker as Vice President; he will also serve as Board Finance Chair. One of GSN’s newest board members, Molly Allene, Partner of Alpine Glow Skincare, will serve as Board Secretary.
 
“Green Spa Network is dedicated to leading the spa and wellness industry in creating long term, regenerative, and life-sustaining practices,” said Bonnie Baker, Board President. “With the new leadership team, GSN is evolving to meet the growing interest in sustainability and the need for information, resources, and expertise. GSN is moving towards a curriculum of events, education, and action initiatives designed to stimulate spa professionals into a deeper exploration of the relationship between people and planet.”

Additionally, GSN welcomes Caline Assilian, Executive Director of Intentional Health & Wellness and Mind Body Spa Director for exhale Spa to the Board. Rose Fernandez, CEO of Algenist; Tracie Ridder-Wertz, Corporate Accounts Director for Hydrafacial; Karen Short, President of Universal Companies and previous GSN Board President; and Adar Venyige, Director of Sales for Dazzle Dry and VB Cosmetics will continue as members of the Board.

A full list of the Board of Directors is available on the Green Spa Network website at https://greenspanetwork.org/about/.
 
About Green Spa Network:
GSN is a non-profit trade association serving the spa industry in support of action for a sustainable future. Their mission is to promote the vital connections between personal wellbeing, economic sustainability and the health of our planet. Through networking, education, and best practices developed with a membership of the nation’s most innovative green spas, GSN is a resource for vital people building a vital planet.  www.greenspanetwork.org

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