Our team includes sustainability professionals, passionate students, dedicated faculty advisers, engaged alumni, wise mentors, and heartfelt community members who all share our values, mission, and vision.
GreenLight has grown and evolved over the years, and hundreds of students have made a positive impression on our organization. We extend gratitude to each person who has contributed to the advancement of GreenLight’s mission.
Thank you to our amazing team!
Board of Directors
Our Board is inspired by our mission and committed to our goals. They contribute their time, money, wisdom, & heart to help achieve our vision. GreenLight’s board is comprised of accomplished sustainability professionals with diverse experience.
GreenLight’s board provides the mentorship support, curriculum, training, and resources that students utilize to make their projects successful. They also work on expanding our impact to more colleges, businesses, and communities throughout Arizona and the United States.
Ashley Weisman, MSUS
At ASU University Sustainability Practices, Ashley served as the Sustainability Certification Program Coordinator where she facilitated sustainability trainings for 300+ staff and led the development, outreach, and implementation of the program, which was awarded the ASU Outstanding Educational Program award.
Ashley earned her Master of Sustainability Solutions degree at Arizona State University. For her graduate thesis, she led a local business from Bronze to Platinum certification in three months, interviewed 16 national certification practitioners, and published her findings based on her experience and research, including a guidebook for certification practitioners.
During her time with GreenLight, both as a staff and student, Ashley has served as Program Development Director, Internal Development Intern, VP of Projects, and Solutioneer. Ashley is passionate about sustainability in business and K-12 curriculum, in addition to carbon sequestration projects.
Chairman of the Board & Co-Founder
Kevin graduated from Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability and W.P. Carey School of Business with honors in Economics of Sustainability and Supply Chain Management. Kevin was one of 5 students that started the grassroots GreenLight movement at ASU and is the one person that remains involved since its inception. He was selected as Student Entrepreneur of the Year for his work co-founding GreenLight (out of over 70,000 students) and helps lead our vision and mission to this day. He lives with his wife Helen and cat Jumoke in Phoenix and works as a top salesman in his field.
Operations Director & Co-Founder
Ryan Mores has been with GreenLight since the first semester on campus and has been fortunate to support its development ever since. He serves as Vice Chair on the Tempe Sustainability Commission, and works at ASU’s School of Sustainability. He earned concurrent degrees in Business Sustainability & Supply Chain Management, as well as an International Business Certificate, from ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business. Ryan is passionate about sustainability education, social equity, and exploring the great outdoors.
Senior Director & Co-Founder
Fatherhood laid the foundation for Nate’s interest in sustainability, and he is now a practicing sustainability professional. Professionally, Nate is the Manager of Global Sustainability for Subway restaurants and he has held prior roles with PepsiCo’s Global Office of Sustainability. Nate is also passionate about the nexus of sports and sustainability, with experience working on and leading projects at sporting events such as the College Football Playoff Championship, the Super Bowl, and the NFL Draft. Nate is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of ASU’s School of Sustainability and he maintains a Total Resource Use Efficiency (TRUE) certificate.
Christine Cioffe is a Senior Advisor and Board of Advisor member for a variety of Private Equity and Venture Capital firms specializing in Sustainability, Specialty Industrials, Agriculture and BioPharma. Most recently, Christine Cioffe was senior vice president (SVP), research and development (R&D), having joined PepsiCo in 2010. Chris was responsible for the leadership of the snacks R&D associates who work across the globe in developing and delivering innovation, productivity, brand stewardship and discovery platforms. Previously Chris established and led the PepsiCo Sustainability Office, which works across sectors, categories, brands and functions, in the creation and management of the PepsiCo Performance with Purpose 2025 program.
Chris has a VMD degree (Veterinaries Medicinae Doctoris) from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science from Texas A&M and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Chris has published numerous scientific and portfolio management articles and book chapters as well as presented at numerous symposium and conferences.
Masrur Huq is an entrepreneur with a passion for the outdoors. He loves to hike, kayak, and take photos on his adventures. His favorite thing about being outside is that it always feels new – no matter how many times you visit the same place or hike the same trail. Masrur graduated with a degree in business management and then went on to begin his career in real estate investing and co-founded Vig Home Investments. As the career progressed, he became the founder of Dynamic.RE, a real estate technology software, which was aligned with him becoming a co-founder of CAAZ Consulting, a software development consulting company. Masrur is passionate about real estate, technology, and sustainability–he’s always looking for ways to make the world a better place!
Max Scott is a skilled public affairs professional with experience leading multimillion-dollar global policy initiatives and a proven track record of advancing U.S. economic priorities overseas. Previous to working in government Max advised Fortune 50 technology companies on global marketing campaigns, content strategy, and new product launch programs as a management consultant. Max brings a unique understanding of how to grow a global movement, develop a comprehensive communications strategy, and effectively message the importance of sustainability solutions and education internationally. He holds degrees from Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability and the London School of Economics. Max is passionate about entrepreneurship and shaping the future of our world through the responsible use of technologies and advancing the objectives of the sustainable development goals.
Kena Fedorschak is an engineer and data scientist in the private aviation industry. He serves on a technical working group driving safety and reliability across a mixed fleet — business jet and vertical lift. He is experienced in nonprofit management, governance, and finance. Further, Kena holds a Master of Business Administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business as well as undergraduate degrees in Sustainability and Psychology from Arizona State.
In his personal life, Kena is an outdoorsman, scuba diver, and plays on a Phoenix-area ultimate frisbee club team. He is an avid investor, technology enthusiast, and recently dove into the world of art importing and collecting with his dad.
Kena joined the GreenLight team because he is passionate about providing students with nonconventional and applied learning opportunities outside the classroom.
For New Board Members
If you or somebody you know is interested in learning more about serving on our Board of Directors, please reach out to [email protected].
We are looking for professionals with experience in the areas of:
- Nonprofit Development
- Sustainability Education
GreenLight Solutions Foundation managers are critical to ensuring our operations run smoothly and our mission is fulfilled each day. If you are interested in stepping up into a manager role, reach out to Ashley Weisman.
Shawn grew up on the beach in Orange County and has always been passionate about keeping the beaches clean. He built his first computer when he was 11 years old. Shawn has always had a passion for computers and Information Technology related services. He has managed websites and website security since 2012, and currently working full time as a web security manager.
Our interns are an integral part of our team, and they help our GreenLight gears turn smoothly. We welcome students to inquire about open internship positions.
Lead Nonprofit Development Intern
Hannah Lazere is a senior pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Nonprofit Leadership and Management and certificates in Cross-Sector Leadership and Special Events Management. Through her passion of creating more sustainable and equitable communities where all have the ability to thrive, she sought out GreenLight Solutions Foundation to further her passion and gain high-level nonprofit management experience. Upon graduation in May of 2022, Hannah hopes to continue her work with nonprofit organizations that have a focus in sustainable community development and move out of state to take a break from the Arizona heat.
Nonprofit Development Intern
Juliana Veldhuizen is a sophomore at Arizona State University and is pursuing a major in Sustainability and a minor in Business. She hopes to apply her passion for the environment and sustainability in all her future endeavors. After graduation, her goal is to go into a career where she can connect with other professionals both globally and locally in order to promote change throughout a plethora of communities while being culturally aware and considerate. Juliana also has a passion for nonprofits and hopes to remain in this line of work throughout her future career. GreenLight Solutions fulfills all of Juliana’s interests and passions and she is excited to see what she will learn!
Nonprofit Development Intern
Erica Droze is a senior at Arizona State University, pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Sustainability and a certificate in Sustainable Food Systems. In addition to reducing the impact of industrialized agriculture on our environment, she is passionate about reducing the footprint of the textile industry. As a person who is inspired to uplift others, the opportunity to work with GreenLight Solutions and learn about the inner workings of a nonprofit organization, is the ideal way to enhance her skill set prior to graduation. Upon completion of her degree in December of 2022, Erica aspires to make a meaningful impact in her community by utilizing her experience with GLS and her sustainability expertise, to forge a future where food security is a reality for all.
The F.U.N. Committee focuses on Fundraising, Uplifting, & Networking to grow the GreenLight movement!
Our academic advisers play an integral role providing on-campus support to our student chapters.
ASU Academic Adviser
Meghan Herrick is an academic adviser for GreenLight Solutions and an alumnus of the student organization – class of 2015. She works at ASU as an Events Coordinator for the Knowledge Enterprise Division. Meghan is a Certified Permaculturist through the Earth Activist Network.