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GLREA Member Annual Meeting, Dinner and Award Ceremony

December 5, 2015

Come join us for our Annual Membership meeting.

Mary Ellen Mika, Manager of Global Sustainability Initiatives at Steelcase, will be the keynote speaker for the dinner. Mary Ellen Mika manages Steelcase's Global Sustainability Initiatives team and works with the company's suppliers around the world. Her team manages the company's energy and renewable energy programs and annual conflict minerals reporting efforts and supports key supplier sustainability engagement efforts and targeted product ingredient compliance and optimization efforts. These programs enable Steelcase to provide more sustainable products while reducing its environmental footprint. Mary Ellen serves on the Sustainable Manufacturer Network board, the Materials and Resources Technical Advisory Group for U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program, and is a LEED-accredited professional. She has a B.S. in Biochemistry, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology, and over twenty five years of experience in environmental consulting and industry.

Where: Pietro's Italian Restaurant

 pietros  2780 Birchcrest SE
   Grand Rapids, MI 49506

When: Saturday December 5, 2015 Noon - 4:30 pm

Cost: $25.00 per person. This year the menu will feature a sit down luncheon. Please select your menu choice when you make your reservation and purchase your ticket.

Menu Selections:

  • Spaghetti Marinara (Vegan Selection)
  • Fetuccinni Alfredo with Chicken
  • Tuscan Sirloin
  • Tilapia Limone

Each dinner will be served with house salad, homemade rolls & butter, plus chef's vegetable and dessert. Appetizers will be served prior to dinner with a cash bar for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Reservations are closed. If you have a last minute request to attend the meeting please get directly in touch with Mary McGraw: 616.813.2384

Meeting Agenda (subject to change):

12:00 Registration; Networking and Board of Director Voting (bar open); Silent Auction Voting

1:00 Lunch

1:30 Welcome by John S. & Introduction of Keynote Speaker

John DeAngelis, Leader in Global Sustainability Initiatives at Steelcase

2:00 GLREA Awards

2:15 GLREA Year in Review

2:30 Short Break

2:45 State Legislative Update

3:15 Financial Report

3:25 Election results

3:40 Silent Auction Results

Networking until 4:30 pm


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