Steering Committee

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council was launched by a Steering Committee, who collaborated to transition the work of the Keystone Center’s Green Products Roundtable to this new independent non-profit entity. The Steering Committee includes the following members, all of whom were active in the Green Products Roundtable.

Dr. Anastasia O'Rourke, DEKRA (Co-chair); Yalmaz Siddiqui, OfficeDepot (Co-chair); Cynthia Cummis, World Resources Institute; Nancy Gillis, Ernst & Young; Dennis McGavis, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Inc.; Chris O'Brien, American University; Jonathan Rifkin, City of Washington, DC; NASPO; Mark Rossolo, UL Environment; Josh Silverman, US Department of Energy; ; Alison Kinn Bennett, US Environmental Protection Agency (Liaison); Jessica Thurston, US General Services Administration (Liaison)

The following members of the Steering Committee served as a legal Board of Directors for the Council as the founding Board of Directors was elected and appointed:

Yalmaz Siddiqui, Chair

Anastasia O’Rourke, Chair-Elect

Cynthia Cummis, Treasurer