GSA Advisory Councils guide the Green Schools Alliance staff and Board in achieving our mission to connect and empower schools worldwide to lead the transformation to a sustainable future. Individual advisors could be global thought leaders, representatives from founding member schools or current members, or K-12 sustainability experts.
  • Student Engagement Advisory Council - provide guidance on education and student leadership programs 
  • Sustainability Tracking Advisory Council - provide guidance on facility-based or metric programs
  • Strategic Planning Council - provide guidance on long term planning and strategy
  • Youth Council - provide a greater channel for student participation and leadership

Requirements for advisory council members:
  • Have a passion for the mission of the Green Schools Alliance
  • Are willing to be called upon for assistance with resource allocation or introductions to key people
  • Will be advisors to the board or executive director
  • Will be ambassadors for the Alliance in their circles of influence
  • Are kept informed about key milestones, metrics or accomplishments so they can spread the word about the work of the Alliance
  • Will attend virtual quarterly or semi-annual meetings

If you're interested in guiding Green Schools Alliance programs as part of an advisory council, please email Sharon Jaye


Tod Cossairt
Sustainability Director, Besant Hill School

Joshua Hahn
Assistant Head of School, The Hotchkiss School
David Havens
Educator, St. Luke's School

Rebecca Leslie
Sust. Director, Northfield Mount Hermon School



Frank Barros
Director of Sustainability, King School

Wynn Calder
Principal, Sustainable Schools

Brian Filiatraut
Director of Sustainability, Poly Prep Country Day School

Megan Garner
Sust. Manager, The School District of Philadelphia
Tresine Logsdon
Sust. Coordinator, Fayette County Public Schools‚Äč

Jensen Morgan
Program Coordinator, City of Fort Collins

Justin Smith
Metrics & Data Quality Control Consultant

Kudret Utebay
Energy Specialist, The Cadmus Group