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ISSP Certified Professionals Complete Second Beta Test

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ISSP Certified Professionals Complete Second Beta Test

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) has announced the names of the individuals who passed the second round of beta testing for the new ISSP Sustainability Associate Certification. With this update, the number of ISSP certified professionals continues to grow!

This list of 109 individuals now brings the total number of ISSP certified professionals to 244, spanning both the entry level ISSP Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA) level and the advanced ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional (ISSP-CSP) level.

All candidates are required to pass the ISSP Sustainability Associate exam before proceeding to the ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional exam. Like with the LEED program, candidates may replace their ISSP-SA with the ISSP-CSP designation once they have earned it. That being said, of the 244 credential holders, 53 have went on to pass the ISSP-CSP exam.

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The list of names below identifies the credential holders from the second beta exam for ISSP-SA. There will not be a second beta exam for ISSP-CSP. If these newly appointed ISSP-SA credential holders choose to upgrade to ISSP-CSP, they will have to wait until the official launch of the ISSP certification program. This launch is slated for the 4th quarter of 2016.

Next Steps

Currently, ISSP is working on launching its ISSP Education Partners program as well as an ISSP study guide. Once these items have been resolved, there will be a clearer path toward the official launch of the certification program. Everblue staff have been working with the ISSP team, contributing test questions and guidance. We look forward to joining the ISSP Education Partners program and launching an ISSP Exam Prep in a few months. The goal, of course, will be to make this training available around the same time that the ISSP exams become available.

Without further adieu, let’s honor those who passed the second beta of the ISSP Sustainability Associate exam. I’m very excited to see some former Everblue students among this list as well as an administrator from my alma mater at Elon University!

This will be our last posting of ISSP credential holders, as we expect this list to grow exponentially when the certification program officially launches! Click here to see our post on 1st round ISSP-SA credential holders and also click here for ISSP-CSP credential holders.

  Name  Company  Country
  Kurt Ahrens  Environmental Advisory Council  USA
  Oluwashina Akinsanmi  Environmental Accord  Nigeria
  Eliot Allen  Criterion Planners, Inc  USA
  Allison Ashcroft  City of Victoria, Canada  Canada
  Cristian Barcan  The Vinyl Institute  USA
  Francois Bardinet   France
  Dean Barone  Barone International  Philippines
  Jacqueline Bauer  City of Bloomington  USA 
  Nate Belke  Sustainable Solutions Corporation  USA 
  Annie Bevan  GreenCircle Certified LLC  USA 
  Jessica Bilecki  Elon University  USA
  Nic Bishop  Fonterra  NZ
  Anna Blitz  CSM Bakery Solutions  USA 
  Kristin Bloser  Comerica Bank  USA
  Andrea Maria Boltz   USA
  Dean Boulding    Canada
  Roger Bowman  Gulfstream Aerospace  USA 
  Romilly Cavanaugh  Optyva  Canada
  Shuk Ching Chan  CBRE  HK
  Victor Cheng  Esquel  China
  Carrie Christopher  Carrie Christopher LLC  USA
  Sara Cifani    Germany
  Chad Colman  Ross Environmental Services Inc  USA 
  Hope Connolly  Gap Inc  USA 
  Melanie Crepin  Perrigo Australia  Australia
  Tara Cristobal-Rivera  Optyva SPC  USA 
  Laura Cuccaro  Walt Disney Imagineering R&D  USA
  Phil Cumming  Koru Sustainability Ltd  UK
  Sharon Darby  Cascade Engineering  USA
  Sarah Dehler  Siemens Canada  Canada
  Tanya Dierolf  Capital Region Water  USA 
  Gavin Dillingham  Houston Advanced Research Center  USA
  Shree Dorestant  NYC Dept of Environmental Protection  USA 
  Erica Dudas  Penn State University and Angler Environmental  USA 
  Jon Dyer    USA 
  Scott Edmondson  Sustainability 2030 Institute  USA 
  Ann Erhardt  Michigan State University  USA
  Stephen Evanko  Capital One  USA 
  Veronica Flores  RBB Architects Inc.  USA
  Chi Kwan Fong  California State Polytechnic University  USA
  Jude Frates  Frates Consulting  USA
  James French  US Postal Service  USA 
  Mark Frieden  Crossbow Strategies  USA 
  Elizabeth Futch  Next Shift  USA 
  Bob Fynan  La Trobe University  Australia
  Louwie Gan  City Government of Makati, Philippines  Philippines
  Chryssa Gardner  Optyva SPC  USA 
  Jenna Giandoni  Illinois Institute of Technology  USA
  Delphine Gibassier  Toulouse Business School  France
  Lisa Greenwood  SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry  USA
  Allison Gruber  Antea Group  USA 
  Ben Gruitt  Corn Refiners Association  USA 
  Phil Grupe  CLEAResult  USA 
  Jami Haaning  CLEAResult  USA 
  John Hurlbert  LoJack SCI  USA 
  Yasuyo Ide  IBM  USA 
  Andree Iffrig  DIRTT Environmental Solutions  Canada
  Lisa Isaacs    USA
  Elizabeth Keysar  Concurrent Technologies Corp  USA
  Angeline Kong  Columbia University  USA
  Kathryn Lancaster  Humboldt State University  USA
  Jeff Leinaweaver  Global Zen Sustainability  USA
  Mary Londquist  Oneida Total Integrated Enterprises  USA
  Gina MacIlwraith  Pinchot University  USA
  Ali Masoudi  Yale University  USA
  Gina Mathias  City of Takoma Park  USA
  K.J. McCorry  Eco-Offiency LLC  USA
  Jerry McFarlane  Energy Management Systems Inc  USA
  Kathy McGuire  3 Pillar Solutions  USA
  Mike Medvik  ShurTech Brands LLC and Shurtape  USA
  Morgan Mickelson  Mercy Housing  USA
  Chris Millson  Kesho Africa  S. Africa
  Julie Mitchell  Palm Beach County Dept of Env Resources Mgmt  USA
  Ranjit Nair  KUFPEC  Kuwait
  Katherine O’Neill  Roanoke College  USA
  Elvis Oben  Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon Ltd  Cameroon
  Adeola Odunayo-Akinlaja  Sterling Bank  Nigeria
  Brian Oehler  IHS  USA
  Ayodele Ogundipe  Procter & Gamble Ltd  Nigeria
  Francis Olabampe  Golden Carbon Ltd  Nigeria
  Ife Olabampe  Golden Carbon Ltd  Nigeria
  Gonzalo Perez  Agora Gestion y Consultoria S.L.  Spain
  Kalen Pilkington  MacEwan University  Canada
  Ines Pina  Accenture  Portugal
  Catherine Potter  Johnson Controls  USA
  Janne J. Salovaara  Aalto University Creative Sustainability  Finland
  Jenelle Sams  Kawneer  USA
  Rosalinda Sanquiche  Ethical Markets Media  USA
  Jordan Schanda  Missouri State University  USA
  Melissa Schifman  Sustology  USA
  Kathleen Shaver  Cisco  USA
  Eric Sheffer  Smith Seckman Reid Inc  USA
  Dmitriy Shvets  Palm Beach County Dept of Env Resources Mgmt  USA
  Jay Smith  Algonquin College  Canada
  Azeez Sogbanmu  Telsyenergy Consulting  Nigeria
  Benjamin St. John  USAA  USA
  Nicola Stockton  Jones Lang LaSalle  UK
  Elizabeth Storn  University of Florida Office of Sustainability  USA
  Alice Sung  Greenbank Associates  USA
  Elisabetta Valotti  Independent Consultant  Italy
  Rakesh Vazirani  TUV Rheinland  India
  Rene Vidales  County of San Diego  USA
  Ramsey Wahba  Sustainable Development Systems  Egypt
  Kayla Walker  BEF  USA
  Natalie Walker  GreenCircle Certified LLC  USA
  Yarazeth Watson Colon  Univ of S FL Patel College of Global Sustainability  USA
  Craig Wilson  Sustology  USA
  Elias Wyber    NZ
  Natasha Zellerbach  Zellerbach Associates  USA
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About Lesley Cowie

Lesley has been passionately advocating for and working with green building and renewable energy since 2009. She has experience with LEED certification, home energy auditing, blower door testing, solar energy, and more. She holds many certifications, including LEED Green Associate and NABCEP Certification. Her work has won numerous awards over the past decade.