The nonprofit trade association Green Spa Network has named new leadership positions to its board of directors.
Bonnie Baker, cofounder of Satteva Spa & Wellness Concepts, has been appointed board president after her tenure as vice president. Thor Holmes, general manager for Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary, will replace Baker as vice president and will also serve as board finance chair. Molly Allene, partner at Alpine Glow Skincare, will serve as board secretary.
“Green Spa Network is dedicated to leading the spa and wellness industry in creating long-term, regenerative, and life-sustaining practices,” said Baker. “With the new leadership team, GSN is evolving to meet the growing interest in sustainability and the need for information, resources, and expertise. GSN is moving towards a curriculum of events, education, and action initiatives designed to stimulate spa professionals into a deeper exploration of the relationship between people and planet.”
Additionally, Caline Assilian, executive director of Intentional Health & Wellness and Mind Body Spa Director for exhale Spa, has joined the GSN board. Rose Fernandez, CEO of Algenist; Tracie Ridder-Wertz, corporate accounts director for Hydrafacial; Karen Short, president of Universal Companies; and Adar Venyige, director of sales for Dazzle Dry and VB Cosmetics, will continue as members of the board.
GSN is a nonprofit trade association serving the spa industry in support of action for a sustainable future. Their mission is to promote the vital connections between personal wellbeing, economic sustainability and the health of our planet.