Our advisory board
Environmental Health Sciences is proud to have a diverse board of advisors made up of men and women who are leaders in media, technology and nonprofit management.
Pete Myers, chair, founder and chief scientist of EHS
Pete has spent his career chasing birds and endocrine disrupting compounds. He founded Environmental Health Sciences in 2002 and led it for 15 years, before giving oversight of day-to-day operations to new executive director Douglas Fischer to focus on EHS' science work.
Among many awards, Myers received the $50,000 Frank Hatch "Sparkplug Award"for Enlightened Public Service from the John Merck Fund in 2013, the Laureate Award for Outstanding Public Service from the Endocrine Society in 2016 and the "Distinguished Achievement Award" from the Sierra Club in 2017.
A lifelong birder, Myers' photographs of birds have appeared in several shows and publications.
Lina Constantinovici, Innovation 4.4
For more than 20 years, Lina engaged in innovation in the public, private, and NGO sectors. She has launched several organizations that contribute to shifting our macro-economic system towards more optimal outcomes - as an entrepreneur, investor, pioneer in biomimetic innovation, sustainability thought leader, futurist, educator, and philanthropic advisor.
Over the past 12 years, Lina has worked with early-stage ventures as a startup advisor, a mentor for accelerators like Cleantech Open, and Advisory Board member for SXSW Eco's Startup Central.
Derrick Jackson, Union of Concerned Scientists
Derrick Z. Jackson is a UCS Fellow in climate and energy and the Center for Science and Democracy. His posts for UCS and ESPN's The Undefeated won a 2018 first prize in online commentary from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.
Formerly of the Boston Globe and Newsday, Derrick is a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a 10-time award winner from the National Association of Black Journalists, a 2-time winner from the Education Writers Association, a commentary winner from the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and co-winner of Columbia University's Meyer Berger Award.
Julie Jones, Advancing Green Chemistry
Julie has extensive experience as a leader of innovative non-profit organizations and as a connector of brilliant thinkers and strategic actors. She co-founded Advancing Green Chemistry in 2006 with Karen O'Brien. AGC brings together chemists and industry, academic institutions and policy makers, to collaborate on turning the vision of a world without toxic chemicals into reality.
Matt Kayhoe, Kayhoe Consulting
Matt is determined that his work help make the world a better place. As a result, he focuses on mission-driven organizations and the people who lead them: those driving social change, providing social services, and innovating with a social purpose.
Marty Kearns, Netcentric Campaigns
Marty pioneered the integration of network-centric principles into organizing and social change work. He drives the strategy and development of Netcentric Campaigns, working with leaders to further their understanding of the powerful role networks of people play in all elements of their work.