renae-hof1Renae Hesselink (2015)

Renae Hesselink is a founding member of the U.S. Green Building Council West Michigan chapter, past Chair of the Board of Directors and currently board member and the Chapter’s Green School Advocacy Committee Chair. Her roots with the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum go back approximately 18 years. She has been with Nichols (a distributor of custodial and packaging supplies) for 22 years in various positions and eight years ago moved into a new role within the company as Vice President of Sustainability.

Renae has been involved in the successful implementation of more than 40 Green Cleaning programs. Other roles include: Goodwill of West Michigan Board of Directors, leadership team of the Muskegon Sustainability Coalition; leadership team for the Grand Rapids Community Sustainable Partnership, Kent County Lodging Association Green Team and Chair of TEDxMuskegon.