NBIS is pleased to introduce the outstanding volunteers and interns who are making significant contributions to our programs and projects. If you would like to participate, please contact us.
Rebecca is a marketing professional working with the NBIS marketing team on its social media initiatives, Materials Innovation Hub, and webinar series. Rebecca was formerly a channel and alliance marketing manager with Hewlett-Packard. She has extensive experience managing internal and external communications, marketing campaigns, events, social media initiatives, and budgets. In addition, she received a Sustainable Business Practice certificate from Bellevue College and has a strong commitment to sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. Rebecca is helping to plan GreenBag Lunch programs for 2012 and also is supporting NBIS program activities with By-Product Synergy NW.
Joanne Frank is an experienced marketing professional who has worked primarily in the high tech sector. She has extensive non-profit experience including: heading a student-run charity to raise funds for Special Olympics, volunteering with Conservation NW’s wildlife monitoring project, and with Taproot Foundation as a marketing manager on project teams providing pro bono consulting to local non-profit organizations tackling society’s most pressing issues. Joanne is working on various NBIS marketing efforts including website content development and serves on the Marketing and Communications Committee.
Karen combines deep experience as a qualitative researcher and graphic designer with a passion for helping businesses understand the benefits of operating sustainably. She currently works as a Senior Research Analyst in social media with Visible Technologies, and prior to that, conducted ethnographic research for the Hartman Group and Ethnographic Insight. She recently earned a Certificate in Sustainable Business from Bainbridge Graduate Institute. Karen helps NBIS with event scheduling and email newsletter creation, and serves on the Marketing and Communications Committee.
Andrea has recently joined the NBIS Marketing and Communications Committee. She is founder and director of She Can Do It! a project management firm specializing in corporate communications and sustainability strategy; she is also director of Watchdog Graphics Production, the graphic arts division of She Can Do It. Andrea is Vice president of the board of Snow Leopard Trust and a convener of networking and meet-ups supporting Seattle’s growing Social Purpose Corporations and enterprises. She has an MBA in sustainable business from Bainbridge Graduate Institute.