David Rinard (2015)
David A. Rinard is director of Global Environmental Performance for Steelcase Inc., the global leader in the office furniture industry. Dave, promoted to his current position in November 1994, leads the department that is responsible for overseeing the company’s environmental initiatives and performance, and implementing its corporate environmental strategy, including regulatory compliance, sustainability, environmental outreach and responsible conduct programs.
Dave is on the board of directors for West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum. He is a member of the external advisory board of the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems, the external advisory board of the Aquinas College sustainable business program, and the Kettering University Environmental Advisory Board. He is also a member representative for the U.S. Green Building Council, a board member of the West Michigan USGBC Chapter, and a participant in the BIFMA (Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association) Government Affairs Committee.