Green Spa Network Announces New Board Members

Green Spa Network Announces New Board Members

The Green Spa Network recently announced four new board members, includingRose Fernandez, vice president of sales and marketing, Jurlique; Tessa Kienow, regional sales manager, ReadyCare Industries; Shelley Lotz, founder of Vios Spa Group; and Peter Plishka, director of communications, Natural Body Spa & Shop.

Fernandez oversees the North American business for Jurlique. With more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing in the skincare world, she has developed strong businesses by focusing on the brand, relationships, and profitability. She is also keenly passionate about assembling the right team and preparing people for success.

Kienow holds more than 20 years of experience in hospitality and 10-plus years of experience in resort spa operations and executive hotel leadership with regional oversight of multiple spas. She has also been volunteering with the Green Spa Network for a little more than three years holding the co-chair position for the Congress Planning team for the last two.

Lotz has more than 25 years of experience in the spa, wellness, and beauty industries as an esthetician, educator, and business owner. Her newest book is Green Spas and Salons: How to Make Your Business Truly Sustainable. She also started an institute of aesthetics, is a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor, and recently launched Vios Spa Group, a consulting, management, and education company.

With eight years in the spa industry, Plishka works daily in defining and expressing the green culture within Natural Body’s commitment to its sustainability mission. He has created and delivered numerous eco-focused programs on behalf of Green Spa Network (GSN), facilitating workshops, moderating panel discussions, and providing content on sustainability for industry trade publications. He is also committed to assisting in defining GSN’s goals for the future, and creating functioning and pragmatic tools and strategies for members.

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