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American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

Original Press Release

People on the Move

Press release date: October 5, 2012

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community ANSI member the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) has announced the appointment of Eli Weissman as senior director of conservation partnerships. He will serve as the principal liaison with conservation organizations and oversee all aspects of SFI's Conservation and Community Partnership Grant Program. Mr. Weissman previously served in senior roles for several national environmental organizations, including American Rivers and the Ocean Conservancy. He holds a bachelor's degree in environmental studies from the University of Vermont, a master's degree in marine affairs from the University of Washington, and a certification in environmental management from the University of Washington, Graduate School of Business. SFI Inc. is an independent non-profit organization solely responsible for maintaining, overseeing, and improving the internationally recognized Sustainable Forestry Initiative program. Across North America, more than 195 million acres are certified to the SFI forest management standard.


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