THE ISSA HYGIEIA NETWORK

Our mission is to provide the programs, tools and support that enable all women in the cleaning industry to accelerate their careers and achieve their full potential.

Our vision is to make the industry one, in which, women actively choose careers because of unparalleled inclusiveness and the development and advancement opportunities they can access.

OUR COUNCIL

Meredith Reuben
Chairwoman, ISSA Hygieia Network
CEO, EBP Supply Solutions

Andrea Berns
Director of Enterprise Solutions
JLL at ABM Industries

Holly Borrego
Regional V.P. of Operations
Western Region
The Service Companies

Paul Budsworth
President, North America
Diversey

Scott Casey
Executive Vice President
Kärcher North America

Laura Craven
V.P. Marketing and Communications
Imperial Dade

Wendie Manion
Commercial Sales Director
GOJO/PURELL

Michael McDermott
Business Unit CEO
Rubbermaid Commercial Products

Kimberly Price
V.P. Sales Force & Distributor Effectiveness
Georgia-Pacific

Sally Schopmeyer
President
Maintenance, Inc.

Linda Silverman
President
Maintex

Heidi Solomon
Senior Director
Marketing and Sales Operations
Kimberly-Clark Professional

Lydia Work
CEO
American Paper Converting

EXECUTIVE ADVISORY
BOARD

Nathalie Doobin
CEO
HARVARD

Susan Gambardella
President
Kimberly-Clark Professional
(North America)

Carey Jaros
President & CEO
GOJO/PURELL

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Dr. Felicia L. Townsend
ISSA Hygieia Network

The History of ISSA Hygieia Network

2015
2015

The Beginning

The Beginning: Brainchild of Dr. Ilham Kadri of Diversey and John Garfinkel of ISSA, the founding Council forms and includes several women leaders from different sectors of the cleaning industry.

2016
2016

Founding

The ISSA Hygieia Network officially forms and launches at an annual event at the ISSA Show North America, along with its website, educational seminars and scholarship program.

2017
2017

Growth

A strategic retreat leads to the decision to make mentoring a core part of the ISSA Hygieia Network’s offering. Invisible Heroes, ISSA Hygieia Network’s book, is published to bring awareness and celebrate the inspirational people who clean our world.

2018
2018

Launch

The ISSA Hygieia Network officially launches its online mentoring program and grows its annual awards event to over 300 attendees. Meredith Reuben, CEO of EBP Supply Solutions, appointed as new Chairwoman.

2019
2019

Momentum

Mission, Vision and Values are crystalized, along with the addition of more than 20 committee members, forming the ISSA Hygieia Network’s Mentoring, Events, Regional Networking, Marketing and Financial committees. Hires a full-time program director, initiates the first regional networking event with an online networking component and expands its awards reception to over 700 guests.

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