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Paul Schmidt Departs Green Spa Network

News from the Green Spa Network: Paul Schmidt leaves his post as Executive Director of Green Spa Network, effective June 2, 2017. During his three-year tenure, Schmidt provided GSN with dedicated service, which involved significant accomplishments, including:

Growing the network to over 1,400 members;

Bringing the Sustainability Assessment Tool (SAT) to market;

Producing 6 industry events.

“As a driver of organizational development, I’m proud to have contributed to the great strides GSN has taken recently towards its evolution as a global force for positive change,” says Schmidt. “The association is poised to move forward with new programs and improved focus, guided by an energized and passionate Board of Directors and highly capable staff. I’m looking forward to seeing how GSN will continue to galvanize our industry as it continues to expand its influence in a world that really needs what the concept of  ‘spa’ has to offer.”

The next chapter of the Green Spa Network will be stronger for his contributions.

Green Spa Network is searching to identify a new Executive Director. In the interim, the immediate point of contact is Kate Sornson, Membership Coordinator. Kate will maintain engagement with GSN’s core community of spa and wellness leaders. The Board cannot thank Schmidt enough for the dedication, passion, enthusiasm, and motivation he has given to Green Spa Network over the past three years. He will be greatly missed by the staff, board, sponsors, and members. GSN looks  forward to following the continued success of his career and his ongoing involvement with the organization. The next chapter of GSN will be stronger for his contributions.

About Green Spa Network

GSN is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting sustainability in and through the spa and wellness industry. Their mission is to promote the vital connections between personal wellbeing, economic sustainability and the health of our planet. Through networking, education, and best practices developed with its membership of the nation’s most innovative green spas, GSN is setting the standard for social and environmental sustainability in the industry. For more information, visit