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The Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as required by the terms of the Act, announces the following appointment to the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees. The appointees are Philippe Cousteau, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of EarthEcho International and Trish Silber, President, Aliniad Consulting Partners, Inc. The appointees will join the current Board members which include: J.L. Armstrong, National Manager, Diversity Development, Toyota Motor Sales, USA
* Raymond Ban, Executive Vice President, Meteorology Science and Strategy, The Weather Channel, Inc.
* Holly Cannon, Principal of the Law Firm BeveridgeDiamond.
* Arthur Gibson, Vice President, Environment, HealthSafety, The Home Depot, Inc.
* Dorothy McSweeny, (NEETF Vice Chair), Chair, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
* Honorable William Sessions, former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
* Bradley Smith, Dean, Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University.
* Kenneth Strassner, Vice President, Global Environment, Safety, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
Philippe has performed scholarly field research in Papua new Guinea with Dr. Eugenie Clark and in Bonaire in the Antilles with George Buckley. He has authored articles for numerous magazines, including National Geographic, Sport Diver Magazine, Dive Trade International, Capture Life, and Caribbean Adventure, among others. He has lectured at Harvard University, Miami Dade College, Truckee College
Trish Silber is president of Aliniad Consulting Partners, Inc., a Washington D.C.-based consulting firm focused on leadership, team, and organization development. She works with a select group of clients in three key areas:
* Coaching executives (groups and individuals).
* Leading strategic planning, culture exchange, and/or organization redesign efforts.
* Designing and leading corporate learning in the areas of leadership, productive reasoning and communication skills.
Trish has 20 years of experience working with organizations facing rapid changes in technology markets, strategy, and leadership. As a result, she is able to quickly build a candid and trusting coaching context within which executives can address their most critical challenges. Clients report that she provides potent consulting that is flexible in methodology, practical in application, and judicious in use of time.
Organizations frequently contact Trish to facilitate groups facing high-risk and contentious situations, particularly when multiple stakeholders are involved, such as competing business unites or community groups. She helps groups convert seemingly intractable conflicts into productive conversations, from which high quality, timely and actionable decisions are made. Prior to forming Aliniad, Trish was a senior partner with Catalyst Consulting Team Inc., a national consulting firm known for its work in strategic alignment, leadership development, and experiential learning. Trish was with Catalyst for 14 years, and served on its Board of Directors from 1996 through 2002. Prior to joining Catalyst, she held several internal human resources positions at Apple Computer. She earned a masters degree in business from the University of Santa Clara, a bachelor's degree in behavioral psychology from Connecticut College, and has done graduate work in organizational behavior at George Washington University. She has completed numerous certificate programs in the fields of human resources, organizational development, and coaching. For example, she is certified as an advanced mediator through the Center for Dispute Settlement, and in coaching through Newfield Network's CPPM and graduate programs. Trish is also a member of the faculty for George Washington University's graduate program on leadership coaching.