"We look forward to David’s leadership as NEEF strives to connect 300 million Americans with everyday environmental knowledge," said NEEF Board Chairman, Decker Anstrom.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 25, 2014
David Kiser joins the Board of Directors at the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Mr. Kiser is Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability for International Paper Company, a global leader in the packaging and paper industry. As an accomplished business executive with more than 20 years of experience in leading the sustainability, health and safety functions of a global company, Mr. Kiser has been integral in advancing International Paper’s dedication to making people’s lives better by using renewable resources to make products people depend on every day.
“David’s breadth of knowledge in the sustainability realm is a great addition to NEEF,” said NEEF Board Chairman, Decker Anstrom. “We are delighted for the opportunity to draw on his wide-ranging talents and extensive background in a global corporate environment. We look forward to David’s leadership as NEEF strives to connect 300 million Americans with everyday environmental knowledge.”
Kiser commented, “The opportunity to contribute to NEEF’s ambitious environmental goals is a perfect fit, and I look forward to collaborating on helping to improve American’s lives in a variety of sustainable ways.”
With proven ability to lead during unprecedented global company transformation characterized by radical changes in technology, business model, markets, and workforce, Mr. Kiser possesses a strong balance of leadership, managerial, and technical competencies that consistently produce sustained results. Over his distinguished career, he has showcased strong leadership, technical, communication, and organizational development skills.
Prior to joining International Paper, Kiser worked for 28 years at Eastman Kodak Company in a wide range of environmental, health, safety and sustainability positions of increasing responsibility, culminating in the position of Vice President. He earned a BS in education from Western Michigan University and an MS and PhD in physiology from Penn State. He has completed executive development programs at Columbia University and Penn State.
A full list of NEEF’s board members can be found at http://neefusa.org/about/board.
About the National Environmental Education Foundation
NEEF is the nation’s leading organization in lifelong environmental learning, connecting people to knowledge they use to improve the quality of their lives and the health of the planet. To accomplish this, NEEF provides knowledge to trusted professionals and other leaders who, with their credibility, amplify messages to national audiences to solve every day environmental problems. NEEF sees a future where by 2022, 300 million Americans actively use environmental knowledge to ensure the well-being of the earth and its people.