Board of Directors
Tom Harvey, Chairman & Founder
Mr. Harvey is Chairman of the Global Environment & Technology Foundation which he founded over 20 years ago. In addition to founding GETF and two other companies, he spent 20 years in senior positions at the White House, National Security Council, Department of Defense, and Congress. He served as Chairman of Roy F. Weston, Inc, one of the leading environmental engineering firms in the country. A graduate of West Point, Mr. Harvey served also as a Congressional Fellow and as National Security Advisor to then Congressman Dick Cheney (R-WY) and Senator John Warner (R-VA).
Monica D. Ellis, Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Ellis is Chief Executive Officer and founding member of the Global Environment & Technology Foundation. In addition to oversight of daily operations, she develops new business and partnerships for the organization. Active in the environmental policy arena, Ms. Ellis has traveled extensively throughout the world working on global resource issues, with particular attention on the clean energy and water sectors. She has developed leading programs for the White House, federal agencies and corporations. She serves on several Boards including that of Water For People. She is also the founder of a small business devoted to marketing, communications and government relations. Ms. Ellis also serves as the CEO of Global Water Challenge.
Magalen O. Bryant
Mrs. Bryant is a private investor who believes in incorporating conservation and environmental practices into business decision-making processes. She serves on, or has served on the Board of Directors of numerous corporations and foundations including the Carlisle Corporation, Dover Corporation, O’Sullivan Corporation, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (Chairperson), and the National Wildlife Federation. In recognition of her conservation efforts, Mrs. Bryant is the recipient of the Chevron Conservation Award and the Mississippi Governor’s Award for Conservation.
Dr. Stephen S. Fuller
Dr. Fuller is Professor of Public Policy at the Institute of Public Policy at George Mason University. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate Development and Director of Doctoral Programs at George Washington University. Dr. Fuller is a noted author and recognized expert on urban and regional planning. Dr. Fuller’s international expertise focuses on analyzing environmental issues and their impact on economic development throughout the world.
Robert L. Herbst
Mr. Herbst has served as Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and National Parks, and as Acting Secretary for the Department of Interior. He has 50 years of experience as a business, environmental, and conservation executive. Mr. Herbst also serves as the U.S. Board member for The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC). In addition, he is Chairman of the Board of the National Wildlife Refuge Association. Mr. Herbst has been recognized as a leader promoting youth and community education activities focused on the environment.
Brian J. Kane
Mr. Kane is the President of B.J. Kane and Company, P.C. and Health Care Advisors, Inc. and has thirty years of experience working with Healthcare Professionals in providing tax accounting and consulting services. Brian is an active member of the Virginia Society for Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as well as serving on the Board of Directors for MEDDENTS Healthcare Business Alliance, Inc. as their Treasurer. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.