Michael Conn, Executive Director: Michael leads our marketing, interactive, planning, outreach, and administrative teams, with financial and creative oversight on each. He joined IBE in 2009, following a thirty year career in international advertising, where he provided branding and imagery solutions to Fortune 500 advertising agencies on four continents. He is the former managing partner of Northlight Studios, Inc., with offices and production facilities in Los Angeles, Detroit, and New York.
Diana Schultz, Director of Student Services: Diana is chief advisor to our student body. She also oversees our student enrollment and matriculation processes, curriculum guidance, and all event planning and logistics for our live seminars. She is a certified Building Biology Environmental Consultant, the owner of Green & Healthy Homes, where she conducts annual workshops and seminars, and an expert on indoor toxins and chemical and electro-pollutants.
Diane Henderson, Editorial and Outreach Manager: Diane has over 30 years experience in technical writing, software training, website design, and database management. She provides technical and editorial direction for IBE's online courses and newsletters, and provides software and platform guidance as needed. She is currently a technical writer for the University of Maryland and a student BBP.
Erik Rosen, Director of Interactive Services: Erik manages all design and delivery aspects of our online curriculum. He has worked in many facets of the communications field, including as a journalist, medical writer, copywriter, and managing editor. In addition, he is a book designer for a non-profit literary press.
Jeanne McLaughlin, BBP Program Coordinator: Jeanne mentors our correspondence course students, and leads practitioner candidates throughout their certification studies. She is a certified Building Biology Environmental Consultant, a Board Certified Feng Shui Practitioner and board member of Fung Shui Institute International, FSII, a Reiki Master, a Laugh-a Yoga teacher, and treasurer of IBE's board of directors.
Marleen Luckman, BBEC Program Coordinator: Marleen mentors and leads BBEC candidates throughout their studies. She is a certified Building Biology Environmental Consultant, the owner of Safer Living Spaces, a seasoned public speaker, and an expert on mold sampling, EMF testing, synthetic chemical avoidance methods and practices, and safer Green alternatives.
Our Mighty Corps of Volunteers: Meet the dozens of selfless men and women who are the heart and soul of IBE. Some serve on our board of directors, others serve on our steering and planning committees, others man (and woman) our phone lines, they coordinate our seminars and other events, they serve as mentors and advisors to our students and potential students.
This very website, under the direction of our executive director Michael Conn, was designed, written, programmed, and launched by a team of five volunteers.