Advisory Board

Kisa Baskin, Senior Program Manager, Environmental & Compliance, Newell Brands
Kisa’s focus at Newell Brands is development and management of the company’s centrally driven Corporate Environmental Compliance Program. She led the development of Newell’s original program and oversaw conformance of all Newell-owned and operated facilities.

Eric Dominquez, Director, Energy Services, Caesars
Eric’s primary duties include implementing energy efficiency and conservation projects across more than 50 million square feet of hotel, casino, restaurant and entertainment space; and procuring natural gas and electricity. He reports directly to the CEO.

Dennis Hu, Director, Environmental Health & Safety & System Safety Engineering, Ball Aerospace
Dennis has more than 24 years of EHS, sustainability and business experience in chemicals, oil and gas, and aerospace and defense. He has a proven track record of leading diverse and collaborative multi-functional teams.

Ryan McMullan, MESM, ZWBA, CSM
Ryan has led several sustainability and EHS programs, including Toyota’s corporate responsibility department and Rice University’s facilities & engineering department. He has been instrumental in developing and deploying environmental policy across a variety of functional groups, reporting on environmental progress and greenhouse gas inventories, and developing programs for waste reduction, energy conservation, and water planning.

David Meyer, Senior Consultant, BSI
Dave is a Senior Consultant with a full-service environmental, health, safety and sustainability consulting firm. His principal focus is to help organizations achieve environmental sustainability program excellence. He has over 35 years’ experience.

Frank Rukavina, President, Sustainable Innovations Operative
Frank was previously responsible for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s advancement of corporate environmental, social and economically responsible decision-making and for the implementation of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.

Rob Threlkeld, Global Manager, Renewable Energy, General Motors
Rob manages the nearly 70 megawatts of renewable energy that make up GM’s global renewable energy portfolio. He is responsible for accessing the feasibility of future projects as they pertain to GM’s overall sustainability strategy.

Jerry Tinianow, Chief Sustainability Officer, City & County of Denver
Jerry is Denver’s first Chief Sustainability Officer. He coordinates the efforts of all city agencies and their 11,000 employees in achieving the city’s 2020 Sustainability Goals. These goals seek to ensure basic resources are available and affordable to everyone in Denver.

Mike Wallace, Partner, BrownFlynn, an ERM Company
Mike is responsible for expanding his firm’s market engagement across North America, developing new and existing strategic partnerships, providing innovative corporate responsibility and sustainability solutions to clients and helping shape strategic direction.

The ELEMCON advisory board has been developed by the Environment and Energy Leader Institute, the convening, best practices, thought leadership and peer-learning arm of Environmental Leader, Energy Manager Today and The Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Conference.

The Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference 2018 will be held May 15-17, 2018 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center in Denver, CO.