Who we are for The Happiness Alliance home of The Happiness Initiative & Gross National Happiness Index: Directors. Advisors and Happiness Initiative Leaders!
2. Board of Directors Clinton Bliss, MDBoard of Directors Clinton Bliss, MD Clinton Lee Bliss, MDClinton is a medical doctor with twenty-five years experience in hospital administration, family and emergency practice. He earned his medical degree at UCLA, School of Medicine and served his residency at the University of Washington. He is Certified Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice. His experience includes Acting Chief of Staff at Walla Walla VA Hospital, Director of Emergency Services at American Lake VA Hospital, Director of Emergency Department Quality Assurance Program at Jefferson General Hospital and Medical Director at Swedish Home Health, as well as running a private family practice. In addition to his medical work, Clinton is a fiber-artist, poet, dancer and dedicated father. 3. Board of Directors James Bradbury, PhDBoard of Directors James Bradbury, PhD James Bradbury, Ph.D.James is a physicist with 30 years experience in research and administration. He was deputy director at Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility (LAMPF) where he performed experiments in atomic physics and satellite-based space physics as well as worked towards the development of hyperthermia instrumentation for the treatment of tumors and cancer radiotherapy. James worked in the mid-90s to help redirect Russian weapons scientists into peaceful research with commercial potential. He taught at the University of New Mexico on urgent global issues and new techniques for achieving consensus and action on these issues. James is currently the Associate Director of the Oppenheimer Institute for Science and International Cooperation and a consultant for the University of New Mexico Center of Policy, Security, and Technology. His recent activities included regional water stewardship and greenhouse gas reduction; considering new approaches to nuclear non-proliferation based upon elements of complexity science; utilizing geographic information technologies to assist developing countries in economic and environmental planning; and obtaining funding for sustainable agro- forestry projects in South Sudan. Bradbury is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has authored or co-authored more than fifty publications. 4. Board of Directors John C. HavensBoard of Directors John C. Havens John C. Havens is Founder of The H(app)athon Project (happathon.com/) a non- profit Foundation, Connecting Happiness to Action through the use of values-based surveys and emerging technology. He is also the author of, Hacking H(app)iness Why Your Personal Data Counts and How Tracking it Can Chang (johnchavens.com - Tarcher/Penguin, 2014). A former EVP of Social Media for a Top Ten Global PR firm where he worked with clients like Gillette, HP, Merck, and Monster, Havens also is the principal of Transitional Media Consulting (johnchavens.com/consulting) where he provides marketing and business development services. John is also a contributing writer for Mashable and The Guardian, and has been quoted about technology, happiness/wellbeing, and media in Fast Company, USA Today, Forbes, BBC News, US News & World Report, Advertising Age, PR Week, Mashable, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, C-SPAN and CTV News. 5. Board of Directors Aisha KabaBoard of Directors Aisha Kaba Aisha Kaba Aisha Kaba is a marketing and financial analyst as well as certified translator for French translations. Her work experience includes B2B relationship management, account management and staff training for some of the largest firms in the world, as well as entrepreneurial projects. She is on the board of Sustainable Seattle and volunteers for the Red Cross, providing first aid training. AIsha is fluent in French, Spanish, Mandinka and Madinka. 6. Board of Directors Laura Musikanski, JD,Board of Directors Laura Musikanski, JD, MBAMBA Laura Musikanski, JD, MBA Laura is Executive Director and a co-founder of The Happiness Alliance, home of The Happiness Initiative and Gross National Happiness Index. Prior to that she was the Executive Director of Sustainable Seattle and Sustainability Director for a national firm. She has focused her career on sustainability indicators with the passionate belief that you get what you measure, and its time for our policy makers, businesses and society to measure and manage for the wellbeing of people and the planet. She has taught at the graduate level University of Washington MBA program, provided professional training for over six years and conducted workshops for businesses and government agencies. Laura is author of How to Account for Sustainability Report: a guide to measuring and managing and Sustainability Decoded. She is a lawyer with an MBA and certificates in Environmental Management and Environmental Law and Regulation. 7. Our AdvisorsOur Advisors Eldan Goldenberg,IndependentConsultant Jon Hall,UnitedNationsDevelopmentProgramme,EditorofThe World Happiness Report Nick Jackson,ChairofthePsychologyDepartment,Eastern WashingtonUniversity Kurt Johnson,AuthorThe Coming Interspiritual Age Tim Kasser,Professor,Psychologist,AuthorThe High Price of Materialism Ken Kitatani,ExecutiveDirectorofForum21Institute Jeff Vander Clute,SocialArchitectandpresidentAvanoo,Inc. 8. 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