Shine On

A Podcast by Planled

As we are facing the challenge of an unprecedented economic crisis, it is more important than ever to remind ourselves that light is stronger than darkness. SHINE was birthed in our friendship with Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees in 2016 to bring hope to our communities…

SHINE On

A Podcast by Planled

Our mission continues today as we bring the stories of our unsung heroes that will inspire our communities to rise again.

Shine On

A Podcast by Planled

As we are facing the challenge of an unprecedented economic crisis, it is more important than ever to remind ourselves that light is stronger than darkness. SHINE was birthed in our friendship with Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees in 2016 to bring hope to our communities…

SHINE On

A Podcast by Planled

Our mission continues today as we bring the stories of our unsung heroes that will inspire our communities to rise again.

SHINE HEROES

Light shines brighter in the dark times

SHINE Heroes celebrates both local and national business leaders that are making positive impacts in our cities. Over the years, SHINE leadership awards program has recognized outstanding leadership and creativity in addressing issues of environmental, economic, and social responsibility.  

Now we are continuing our mission by launching our first daily news podcast called SHINE ON, set to launch in 2Q this year. Our new podcast aims to bring the inspiring stories of our community heroes through our SHINE media network. 

SHINE HEROES

Light shines brighter in the dark times

SHINE Heroes celebrates both local and national business leaders that are making positive impacts in our cities. Over the years, SHINE leadership awards program has recognized outstanding leadership and creativity in addressing issues of environmental, economic, and social responsibility.

Now we are continuing our mission by launching our first daily news podcast called SHINE ON, set to launch in 2Q this year. Our new podcast aims to bring the inspiring stories of our community heroes through our SHINE media network. 

SHINE On Podcast

 

Brian McCullough

Brian McCullough is an Associate Professor, Department of Sport Management at Texas A&M University. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Sport Business Leadership in the Management Department in the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University. 

Craig Smith

Craig Smith is the Sr. Director of Engineering for Kroenke Sports & Entertainment at the Pepsi Center. The Pepsi Center is the home of the Denver Nuggets & Colorado Avalanche.

Dave Newport

Dave Newport, LEED AP, is a veteran environmental and sustainability professional with over 35 years experience in this arena. He is currently the Director of the Environmental Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Lindsay McCunn

Dr. Lindsay McCunn is a professor of psychology at Vancouver Island University and director of the environmental psychology research laboratory at VIU. 

Eunice Waggoner

Eunice Noell-Waggoner spent the first half of her professional career as an interior and lighting designer for public buildings and commercial spaces. Along the way she became concerned about the environmental needs of the end users–the ultimate clients, especially older people.

Bret Coffman

Bret is an established business architect who has over 30 years of experience in a variety of change related roles within leading global organizations. A broad spectrum of businesses have benefited from his leadership and future forward vision. 

SHINE On Podcast

 

Bret Coffman

Bret is an established business architect who has over 30 years of experience in a variety of change related roles within leading global organizations.

A broad spectrum of businesses have benefited from his leadership and future forward vision. A number of his initiatives have resulted in the transformation of entire industries. 

READ MORE about Bret Coffman

Bret focuses on the intersection of business and emerging technologies. In particular, he specializes at helping Executive Leaders develop and deliver company changing Strategies that have practical and measurable beneficial impact at the operational Level.

In recent years, Bret has been focused on Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management in an effort to help today’s leaders implement Globally impacting philanthropic initiatives.

Strengths: Strong program and project management professional skilled in System Administration, Strategic Definition, Business Architecture, Process Improvement, Operations Management, Requirements Analysis, Value Stream Mapping, and Operational Excellence. 

Eunice Waggoner

Eunice Noell-Waggoner spent the first half of her professional career as an interior and lighting designer for public buildings and commercial spaces. Along the way she became concerned about the environmental needs of the end users–the ultimate clients, especially older people.

The second half of her career has been focused on addressing these needs through the Center of Design for an Aging Society, a not-for-profit organization she founded, which is dedicated to improving homes, public buildings, and public outdoor spaces to support dignity, independence, health and safety of our aging population.

READ MORE about Eunice Waggoner

Her current work through the Center of Design involves raising awareness within the design community through presentations, published papers, and working with national standard setting organizations, including the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), ASHRAE, Facilities Guidelines Institute (FGI), AIA Design for Aging Center’s Steering Committee, and the Low Vision Design Committee of the National Institute of Building Sciences, plus state and local agencies.

As the founding Chair of the Lighting for the Aged and Partially Sighted Committee of the IES, she directed the development of the first edition of RP-28 “Lighting and the Visual Environment for Senior Living”, which is now an ANSI Standard. She continues to serve on this committee.

Ms Noell-Waggoner coordinated the lighting design for two lighting research projects conducted by the Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Oregon Health and Science University, funded by the National Institute on Health. The research involved environmental light therapy for people living with Alzheimer’s disease.

She was the recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Service Award from the Illuminating Engineering Society.

Lindsay McCunn

Dr. Lindsay McCunn is a professor of psychology at Vancouver Island University and director of the environmental psychology research laboratory at VIU. 

Her research on sense of place, organizational engagement and other psychosocial concepts has been published in interdisciplinary journals such as Cities, Architectural Science Review, the Journal of Management in Engineering, the Journal of Library Administration, the Seniors Housing & Care Journal, and the Health Environments Research & Design Journal. 

She has also co-authored chapters in books on research methods used in environmental psychology and presented research at national and international conferences.

Dave Newport

Dave Newport, LEED AP, is a veteran environmental and sustainability professional with over 35 years experience in this arena. He is currently the Director of the Environmental Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. 

The Environmental Center operates the nation’s oldest and largest sustainability operations program that partners with campus stakeholders in recycling, zero-waste, alternative transportation, energy outreach and climate action, and a myriad of other sustainability initiatives.

READ MORE about Dave Newport

Mr. Newport also chairs the campus carbon neutrality working group that is researching and designing pathways for the campus to achieve carbon neutrality as it has pledged under the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).

He teaches Campus Carbon Neutrality Planning Course in the Environmental Studies Department, and Chairs CU’s Carbon Neutrality Working Group. Dave is also active in national sustainability issues currently serving as the Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Green Sports Alliance, and as the former Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Prior to joining AASHE’s Board, Dave helped create the Sustainability Tracking and Ratings Systems (STARS), a set of campus sustainability metrics similar to the LEED system–and dubbed by the Chronicle for Higher Education as the “gold standard of campus sustainability metrics.”

Dave has written, published, and presented widely on the topics of sustainability reporting, campus greening, and the practices and principles of sustainability and leadership.

Dave has served on dozens of related boards and committees including US Environmental Protection Agency Higher Education Sector Performance Monitoring Task Force and ULSF-UNEP-GRI Sustainability Indicators Working Group.

Craig Smith

Craig Smith is the Sr. Director of Engineering for Kroenke Sports & Entertainment at the Pepsi Center. The Pepsi Center is the home of the Denver Nuggets & Colorado Avalanche.

Craig also directly manages Dicks Sporting Goods Park (home of the Colorado Rapids MLS Soccer Team), the historic Paramount theatre and all of Pepsi Center Campus. Craig has managed multi-million dollar budget projects to help implement a dynamic experience for game-day and also oversees the day-to-day operations of all the aforementioned facilities.

Brian McCullough

Brian McCullough is an Associate Professor, Department of Sport Management at Texas A&M University. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Sport Business Leadership in the Management Department in the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University.

He is also the co-Director of the Sport Ecology Group, an online research consortium connecting theoretical and practical solutions to address the bidirectional relationship between sport and the natural environment.

Brian McCullough

Brian McCullough is an Associate Professor, Department of Sport Management at Texas A&M University. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Sport Business Leadership in the Management Department in the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University.

He is also the co-Director of the Sport Ecology Group, an online research consortium connecting theoretical and practical solutions to address the bidirectional relationship between sport and the natural environment.

Craig Smith

Craig Smith is the Sr. Director of Engineering for Kroenke Sports & Entertainment at the Pepsi Center. The Pepsi Center is the home of the Denver Nuggets & Colorado Avalanche.

Craig also directly manages Dicks Sporting Goods Park (home of the Colorado Rapids MLS Soccer Team), the historic Paramount theatre and all of Pepsi Center Campus. Craig has managed multi-million dollar budget projects to help implement a dynamic experience for game-day and also oversees the day-to-day operations of all the aforementioned facilities.

Dave Newport

Dave Newport, LEED AP, is a veteran environmental and sustainability professional with over 35 years experience in this arena. He is currently the Director of the Environmental Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. 

The Environmental Center operates the nation’s oldest and largest sustainability operations program that partners with campus stakeholders in recycling, zero-waste, alternative transportation, energy outreach and climate action, and a myriad of other sustainability initiatives.

MORE on Dave Newport

Mr. Newport also chairs the campus carbon neutrality working group that is researching and designing pathways for the campus to achieve carbon neutrality as it has pledged under the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).

He teaches Campus Carbon Neutrality Planning Course in the Environmental Studies Department, and Chairs CU’s Carbon Neutrality Working Group. Dave is also active in national sustainability issues currently serving as the Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Green Sports Alliance, and as the former Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Prior to joining AASHE’s Board, Dave helped create the Sustainability Tracking and Ratings Systems (STARS), a set of campus sustainability metrics similar to the LEED system–and dubbed by the Chronicle for Higher Education as the “gold standard of campus sustainability metrics.”

Dave has written, published, and presented widely on the topics of sustainability reporting, campus greening, and the practices and principles of sustainability and leadership.

Dave has served on dozens of related boards and committees including US Environmental Protection Agency Higher Education Sector Performance Monitoring Task Force and ULSF-UNEP-GRI Sustainability Indicators Working Group.

Lindsay McCunn

Dr. Lindsay McCunn is a professor of psychology at Vancouver Island University and director of the environmental psychology research laboratory at VIU.

MORE on Lindsay McCunn

Her research on sense of place, organizational engagement and other psychosocial concepts has been published in interdisciplinary journals such as Cities, Architectural Science Review, the Journal of Management in Engineering, the Journal of Library Administration, the Seniors Housing & Care Journal, and the Health Environments Research & Design Journal.

She has also co-authored chapters in books on research methods used in environmental psychology and presented research at national and international conferences.

Eunice Waggoner

Eunice Noell-Waggoner spent the first half of her professional career as an interior and lighting designer for public buildings and commercial spaces. Along the way she became concerned about the environmental needs of the end users–the ultimate clients, especially older people.

MORE on Eunice Waggoner

The second half of her career has been focused on addressing these needs through the Center of Design for an Aging Society, a not-for-profit organization she founded, which is dedicated to improving homes, public buildings, and public outdoor spaces to support dignity, independence, health and safety of our aging population.

Her current work through the Center of Design involves raising awareness within the design community through presentations, published papers, and working with national standard setting organizations, including the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), ASHRAE, Facilities Guidelines Institute (FGI), AIA Design for Aging Center’s Steering Committee, and the Low Vision Design Committee of the National Institute of Building Sciences, plus state and local agencies.

As the founding Chair of the Lighting for the Aged and Partially Sighted Committee of the IES, she directed the development of the first edition of RP-28 “Lighting and the Visual Environment for Senior Living”, which is now an ANSI Standard. She continues to serve on this committee.

Ms Noell-Waggoner coordinated the lighting design for two lighting research projects conducted by the Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Oregon Health and Science University, funded by the National Institute on Health. The research involved environmental light therapy for people living with Alzheimer’s disease.

She was the recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Service Award from the Illuminating Engineering Society.

Bret Coffman

Bret is an established business architect who has over 30 years of experience in a variety of change related roles within leading global organizations.

A broad spectrum of businesses have benefited from his leadership and future forward vision. A number of his initiatives have resulted in the transformation of entire industries.

MORE on Bret Coffman

Bret focuses on the intersection of business and emerging technologies. In particular, he specializes at helping Executive Leaders develop and deliver company changing Strategies that have practical and measurable beneficial impact at the operational Level.

In recent years, Bret has been focused on Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management in an effort to help today’s leaders implement Globally impacting philanthropic initiatives.

Strengths: Strong program and project management professional skilled in System Administration, Strategic Definition, Business Architecture, Process Improvement, Operations Management, Requirements Analysis, Value Stream Mapping, and Operational Excellence. 

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