Our team includes sustainability professionals, passionate students, dedicated faculty advisers, engaged alumni, wise mentors, and heartfelt community members who all share our values, mission, and vision.

GreenLight has grown and evolved over the years, and hundreds of students have made a positive impression on our organization. We extend gratitude to each person who has contributed to the advancement of GreenLight’s mission.

Thank you to our amazing team!

Board of Directors

Our Board is inspired by our mission and committed to our goals. They contribute their time, money, wisdom, & heart to help achieve our vision. GreenLight’s board is comprised of accomplished sustainability professionals with diverse experience.

GreenLight’s board provides the mentorship support, curriculum, training, and resources that students utilize to make their projects successful. They also work on expanding our impact to more colleges, businesses, and communities throughout Arizona and the United States.

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Ashley Weisman, MSUS

Executive Director

Ashley earned her Master of Sustainability Solutions degree at Arizona State University. At University Sustainability Practices, she trained staff and students to facilitate sustainability transitions at ASU. As the Sustainability Certification Program Coordinator, her program was awarded the Outstanding Educational Program award at ASU in 2018. During her time as a student in GreenLight, Ashley served as an Internal Development Intern, VP of Projects, and Solutioneer. Ashley is passionate about sustainability consulting and curriculum for professionals and K-12 students.

Kevin Keleher

Chairman of the Board & Co-Founder

Kevin graduated from Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability and W.P. Carey School of Business with honors in Economics of Sustainability and Supply Chain Management. Kevin was one of 5 students that started the grassroots GreenLight movement at ASU and is the one person that remains involved since its inception. He was selected as Student Entrepreneur of the Year for his work co-founding GreenLight (out of over 70,000 students) and helps lead our vision and mission to this day. He lives with his wife Helen and cat Jumoke in Phoenix and works as a top salesman in his field.

Ryan Mores

Operations Director & Co-Founder

Ryan Mores has been with GreenLight since the first semester on campus and has been fortunate to support its development ever since. He serves as Vice Chair on the Tempe Sustainability Commission, and works at ASU’s School of Sustainability. He earned concurrent degrees in Business Sustainability & Supply Chain Management, as well as an International Business Certificate, from ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business. Ryan is passionate about sustainability education, social equity, and exploring the great outdoors.

Nathan Gassmann

Senior Director & Co-Founder

Fatherhood laid the foundation for Nate’s interest in sustainability, and he is now a practicing sustainability professional. Professionally, Nate is the Manager of Global Sustainability for Subway restaurants and he has held prior roles with PepsiCo’s Global Office of Sustainability. Nate is also passionate about the nexus of sports and sustainability, with experience working on and leading projects at sporting events such as the College Football Playoff Championship, the Super Bowl, and the NFL Draft. Nate is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of ASU’s School of Sustainability and he maintains a Total Resource Use Efficiency (TRUE) certificate.

We’re Looking

For New Board Members

If you or somebody you know is interested in learning more about serving on our Board of Directors, please reach out to Kevin@GLSolutions.org.

We are looking for professionals with experience in the areas of:

  • Fundraising
  • Nonprofit Development
  • Legal/Tax
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Sustainability Education

Thank you!

Managers

GreenLight Solutions Foundation managers are critical to ensuring our operations run smoothly and our mission is fulfilled each day. If you are interested in stepping up into a manager role, reach out to Ashley Weisman.

McKenna Rodham

Program Development Manager

McKenna graduated from ASU with her degree in Public Service and Public Policy, with concentration in Sustainability, while also completeing her Nonprofit Professional Certification (CNP). With this, McKenna is dedicated to working on environmental policy and advocacy for the future of our world. Here at GreenLight she is our Program Development Manager, working on the GreenLight Glow campaign and the Sustainability Seminar Series.

Shawn Soward

I.T. Manager

Shawn grew up on the beach in Orange County and has always been passionate about keeping the beaches clean. He built his first computer when he was 11 years old. Shawn has always had a passion for computers and Information Technology related services. He has managed websites and website security since 2012, and currently working full time as a web security manager.

Interns

Our interns are an integral part of our team, and they help our GreenLight gears turn smoothly. We welcome students to inquire about open internship positions.

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Melinda Ennis

Nonprofit Development Intern

Melinda joins GreenLight Solutions as a Nonprofit Development Intern for the Spring 2021 semester. With over twenty years of experience developing her strategic thinking and project management skills in both for profit and nonprofit organizations, she has finally decided what she wants to be when she grows up. After a wrong turn in the beginning of her studies, she quickly realized her interests were more aligned with sustainability related work and the betterment of our world at large, leading her to GreenLight. Melinda will be graduating from Arizona State University in the Spring of 2021 with the completion of an Associates Degree in Communication, BA in Sustainability, and a minor in Spanish.

Gillian Lauter

Nonprofit Development Intern

Gillian started with GreenLight Solutions in the beginning of the Spring 2021 semester. She will be graduating with a BA in Sustainability and a BS in Supply Chain Management. She enjoys spending time outdoors and is excited to work with GreenLight!

Sarai Ramirez

Nonprofit Development Intern

Sarai will be joining the GreenLight Solutions Foundation as an intern for the Spring semester of 2021. She has been a student at ASU since the fall of 2018 and is now months away from completing a Minor in Communications and a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability. She is very passionate about this field and hopes to make a positive impact in her community. In her free time, Sarai is happy hiking and traveling.

Blake Stephens

Nonprofit Development Intern

Blake joined GreenLight Solutions at the start of the Spring 2021 semester.  Blake has been a proud Sun Devil since he could walk!  He will graduate from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Sustainability and Project Management.  When he is not working or studying, he loves passing his time reading and cooking!

F.U.N. Committee

The F.U.N. Committee focuses on Fundraising, Uplifting, & Networking to grow the GreenLight movement!

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Miguel Ortega

F.U.N. Committee Recruitment Lead

Alen Jakupovic

F.U.N. Training Lead

Chris Bodnar

F.U.N. Committee Events Lead

McKenna Rodham

F.U.N. Committee Team Engagement Lead

Melinda Ennis

F.U.N. Committee Membership Lead

Blake Stephens

F.U.N. Committee Internal Communications Lead

Gillian Lauter

F.U.N. Committee Content Creation Lead

Sarai Ramirez

F.U.N. Committee Member

Ashley Weisman

F.U.N. Committee Member

Academic Advisers

Our academic advisers play an integral role providing on-campus support to our student chapters.

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Meghan Herrick

ASU Academic Adviser

Meghan Herrick is an academic adviser for GreenLight Solutions and an alumnus of the student organization – class of 2015. She works at ASU as an Events Coordinator for the Knowledge Enterprise Division. Meghan is a Certified Permaculturist through the Earth Activist Network.

Student Chapters

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