Board of Directors
Tom Harvey, Chairman & Founder
Mr. Harvey is Chairman of the Global Environment & Technology Foundation which he founded over 30 years ago. Adept at turning challenges into opportunities, Mr. Harvey has owned several successful companies, each centered on business development and technology commercialization. In addition, Mr. Harvey spent 20 years in senior positions at the White House, National Security Council, Department of Defense, and Congress. His Congressional experience includes drafting the Nunn/Warner National Security Strategy Report legislation. His White House experience includes writing the first National Security Strategy report for President Reagan as a member of the National Security Council and developing the National Space Strategy while working as a member of the National Space Council. 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). Mr. Harvey holds considerable international experience having lived and worked in Africa, Eastern Europe, Russia and China. He has been married to his wife Pam for 48 years and has four children and eight grandchildren. Mr. Harvey has written several children’s books and enjoys chain saw carving.
Monica D. Ellis, Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Ellis is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding member of the Global Environment & Technology Foundation. A passionate advocate for sustainable development for over 25 years, Ms. Ellis has worked throughout the world on global natural resource issues, with particular attention to the clean water, health and energy sectors. She enjoys working with communities in the developing world to gain clean water, sanitation and ultimately, economic opportunity. Ms. Ellis also advises numerous Fortune 500 companies on their water risk and stewardship platforms. She serves as a member and/or advisor to several boards, including that of GETF, Water For People, the Johns Hopkins University Global Water Advisory Board, US Water Partnership, the Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan and the Global Water Institute at Ohio State University. Ms. Ellis also serves as the leader of Global Water Challenge, a leading NGO focused on universal access to clean water and sanitation. In addition to her work in the non-profit sector, she has helped launch several successful companies in the environmental technology, information technology and communications sectors. She and her husband reside in Virginia and have three amazing children.
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 was the recipient of the Chevron Conservation Award and the Mississippi Governor’s Award for Conservation.
Dr. Stephen S. Fuller
Dr. Fuller is Director of the Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s Economic Future, Dwight Schar Faculty Chair, Director of the Center for Regional Analysis, and University Professor at George Mason University. Dr. Fuller is a noted author and recognized expert on urban and regional planning. He has written more than 900 articles, papers, and reports in the field of urban and regional economic development including monthly reports on the Washington metropolitan area since February 1991. His international expertise focuses on analyzing environmental issues and their impact on economic development throughout the world.
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.