Regional Advisory Board Drives Content

Each GoGreen event is supported by a local advisory team made up of 5-10 business and government leaders, which provides crucial direction on programming content, regional issues, and recommendations on exemplary speakers to pursue.

GoGreen Seattle Advisory Board

Christie True | Department Director, Department of Natural Resources and Parks, King County, Washington

Christie True

Christie has proven to be a leader in positive community engagement, managing change and being dedicated to continuous system improvement. Christie is known for her experience in establishing processes to better manage and deliver complex projects and budgets, and for her technical expertise and analytical approach to challenges. In 2006, she was named Local Official of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders for her work on the Brightwater project.

Brenna Davis | Director of Sustainability, Virginia Mason

Brenna Davis

Brenna's reach and commitment extends beyond Virginia Mason's facilities. In 2013, she founded the Pacific Northwest Health Care Sustainability Roundtable, in order to create a collaborative dialogue in the local Health Care industry. In 2014, she facilitated and led the process that created the Washington Climate Declaration. The same year, she co-founded and became chair of the Washington Business for Climate Action, a group of businesses collaborating to act on climate. Also in 2014, she was invited to advise the Obama Administration on climate resilience during the White House Health Care Climate Resiliency Roundtable facilitated by John Podesta. In 2015, she presented on health care climate action at the White House Summit on Climate and Health, urging other health care organizations to engage in climate advocacy. In the end of 2015, she presented at the French Health Care Federation's Low Carbon Conference at COP21 in Paris.

Laura Clise | Director of Sustainability, Weyerhaeuser

She is a 2013 Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow, and the recipient of an Exceptional Individual Achievement Award from the Human Rights Campaign. She proudly serves on the Athlete Ally Board of Directors, the IslandWood Board of Directors, and is a member of the Net Impact Corporate Advisory Council and the Reaching Out MBA Catalyst Committee.

Molly Ray | Director of Global Sustainability, Office Depot

Molly Ray

Sarah Severn | Strategic Advisor, Washington Business for Climate Action

Sarah Severn

As Senior Director of Stakeholder Partnerships in the Sustainable Business & Innovation (SB&I) team, her final role at Nike Inc. she was responsible for collective action within the Systems Innovation function. As one example in this capacity, Sarah led the development of Nike's climate change advocacy strategy and initiated the BICEP coalition (Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy), and the ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) business coalition. Sarah is passionate about cultivating conscious leaders for sustainability. She specializes in helping leaders and organizations find their passion, cement their purpose, and use their power for change. Sarah is currently Strategic Advisor for Washington Business for Climate Action

Megan Smith | Director of Climate and Energy Initiatives, King County

Megan Smith