Jason F. McLennan, President and CEO
Jason is the founding President and CEO of Ecotone Publishing. He is a national leader in the green architecture movement and is considered a thought leader in sustainability. Jason is also the CEO of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council based in Seattle, Washington. Jason began Ecotone to provide information to the design community and building industry about finding a path to a sustainable future. He is the author of Ecotone’s first two books, The Philosophy of Sustainable Design, and the Dumb Architect’s Guide to Glazing Selection as well as a co-author of the Ecological Engineer. Jason lives on Bainbridge Island WA with his wife Tracy, three sons, Julian, Declan and Aidan – and daughter Rowan.
Bob Berkebile, Strategic Advisor
Bob is Ecotone Publishing’s Strategic Advisor, bringing to bear his experience as a design professional and thought leader in the green architecture movement to create publication ideas and identify opportunities to encourage positive change in the industry. Over the years Bob has played a critical role in shaping the growth of the sustainable design movement as the founding chairman of the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE), a board member of the US Green Building Council and countless other organizations committed to improving the quality of the built and natural environments. His expertise is routinely sought out by many organizations. Bob resides in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife, Libby.
Mike Berrisford, Chief Operations Officer
Mike Berrisford is in charge of co-coordinating operations, publicity and marketing campaigns - serving as a liaison to firms, businesses, organizations, academic institutions and the media. Mike is instrumental in providing a direct link to building professionals, helping to connect them with resources to improve the environmental performance of their projects. Mike is a dedicated naturalist, environmental advocate and enjoys nature while hiking, cycling, trail running and triathlon. He resides in the ecologically unique Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Canada with his wife Melissa, daughter Haley and twin boys, Connor and Holden.
Fred W. McLennan, Senior Editor
Fred McLennan is the Senior Editor for Ecotone Publishing. Fred’s attention to detail and insistence on quality at all levels is instrumental in helping Ecotone deliver only the highest quality publications to the public. He has a PHD in Educational Policy and Management from the University of Oregon and has worked in the educational field for over 30 years at Colleges and Universities in Canada and the United States. In his leisure time he trains for the annual IRONMAN Canada Triathlon held in Penticton, British Columbia. Fred lives in Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada with his wife Sandra.
Dave Macaulay, Staff Writer
Dave is the Staff Writer for Ecotone Publishing and is the author of the newly released publication, The Ecological Engineer – Volume One: KEEN Engineering. A writer and marketing professional for more than 20 years, he has served as editor for three trade and technical magazines, managed communications for a national facilities engineering society, and written or edited hundreds of articles on architecture, design, engineering and construction.
In his spare time he enjoys Kansas City jazz, eco-travel, and – yes – working on a novel.
Erin Gehle, Marketing & Style Director
Erin is the company’s Marketing and Style Director. Trained in architecture, but pursuing her passion for graphic design, words and detail, she brings a unique viewpoint to the design of Ecotone’s publications. Erin ensures design consistency in each every publication, while creating beautiful products that reach out to design professionals in a way that enriches the message contained between the covers. She has been a graphic designer and marketing associate for a prominent architectural firm for the last seven years. She lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, Shawn, daughter, Stella, and dogs, Rem and Astro.
Bob Potter, Information Services Director
Bob is the Director of Information Services for Ecotone Publishing. Bob works diligently to provide e-commerce solutions and technical support for the company’s electronic transactions and communications that fit within Ecotone’s sustainable focus. Bob has extensive background in information services, website design and history.