External Advisory Board

EAB Overview

Representing a wide range of sectors, our External Advisory Board provides broad-based expertise to inform and shape institute strategy. By expanding our perspective on pressing sustainability challenges, these sustainability leaders play a key role in fostering U-M's global leadership in the field.

Current Members

Andy Buchsbaum
Vice President, Conservation Action
Sanjay Correa
Vice President
Lois DeBacker
Sr. Program Director, Environment
Monica Ellis
Chief Executive Officer
John Erb
Don Graham
Steve Hamburg
Chief Scientist
George Heartwell
Former Mayor
Diane Holdorf
VP & Chief Sustainability Officer
Carl Page
Paul Portney (Chair)
President Emeritus
Janet Ranganathan
VP, Science & Research
Rick Rothman
Managing Partner
Helen Taylor
State Director, Michigan
Bill Thomas
Of Counsel
Mark Van Putten
President & CEO
John Viera
Global Director, Sustainability
Mike Witt
Global Director, EH&S

Previous Members

Dean Adler, David Baxter, Brent Blackwelder, Mark Bonnema, Mary Buzby, Tom Catania, Libby Cheney, Jeff Connelly, Alex Green, DeDe Hapner, Michelle Harvey, Neil Hawkins, Gary Hirshberg, Robert Hutchinson, Richard Jarman, Mark Kane, Charles Newman, Richard Pearson, Lana Pollack, Lois Schiffer, Steven Sgambati, Jeanne Stahl, Dave Stangis, John Stowell, Robert Townsend, Anne Wallin, and Kathrin Winkler