October 20, 2022

Product Stewardship Society Announces Members of 2022–2023 Board of Directors

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Oct. 20 2022)— On October 20, the Product Stewardship Society officially installed its Board of Directors for the 2022–2023 term during PSX, the society’s annual conference.

Lisa Marie Nespoli, CPPS, will serve as president-elect, while Lesa Rice-Jackson, PhD, CPPS, will assume the role of secretary/treasurer. Product Stewardship Society members Paul Ellis, Alison Gauthier, CIH, CPPS, and John Mikan, CIH, CPPS, have joined the board as new directors. John Hott, PhD, continues serving in the second year of his two-year term as Board president.

"We’re delighted to welcome Paul, Alison, and John to the Product Stewardship Society Board of Directors,” said Hott. “Their wealth of experience and insights will prove invaluable to the Society as we continue to execute our strategic plan and advance our mission."

In total, the members of the Product Stewardship Society’s Board of Directors for 2022–2023 are:

  • John Hott, PhD, president
  • Lisa Mare Nespoli CPPS, president-elect
  • Lesa Rice-Jackson, PhD, CPPS, secretary/treasurer
  • Adam Seery, CAE, ex officio officer


  • Paul Ellis
  • Alison Gauthier, CIH, CPPS
  • Kevin Kransler, PhD, DABT, CPPS
  • John Mikan, CIH, CPPS
  • Rebecca Morones, CPPS
  • Denise Van Valkenburg, PE, LEED AP

Past President Lynn Bergeson, Secretary/Treasurer Chris Cassell, and Director Kevin Gara have completed their terms on the Board. President Hott recognized these outgoing members for their service and contributions to the Society.

About the Product Stewardship Society

Founded in 2012, the Product Stewardship Society is the professional organization exclusively for product stewards. We empower and inspire a global community of professionals who work collaboratively to drive safer and more sustainable products and innovate better solutions for consumers, employees, companies, and the planet. The Product Stewardship Society is an affiliate of AIHA. For more information, visit www.productstewards.org.