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Executive Director

Phone: (617) ***-****  HQ Phone
Boston Green Tourism
175 Auburn Street
Newton , Massachusetts 02466
United States

Company Description: Boston Green Tourism is an association of over 200 hoteliers and green product and service vendors who work with hotels. We also include several government...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • liberal arts
    University of Michigan
  • Masters Degree , Health Services Administration
    U. Michigan's School of Public Health
169 Total References
Web References
In 2014, Dan was named ...
www.bostongreentourism.org, 8 Mar 2015 [cached]
In 2014, Dan was named the Sustainable Lodging "Person of the Year" for his work. Under Dan's leadership, Boston Green Tourism was awarded an Environmental Merit Award by the EPA in 2008.
Previously, Dan was the executive director of the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Conventions (CERC), an organization that implemented environmental best practices at the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
?CERC won the international Environmentally Responsible Meeting Award, two EPA Environmental Merit awards, and Mass Energy's Advocate of the Year award.
Dan advised the City of Denver about greening the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Dan was President of the Green Decade Coalition/Newton, and is currently Chairman of the Board. He is the Vice President of the Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance Board of Directors.
Dan was honored by the Massachusetts DEP as the Unsung Environmental Hero for coaching 180 participants on more than 30 Household EcoTeams and Low Carbon Diet teams to live environmentally sustainable lifestyles, and for training new coaches.
?Before working in the environmental sector, Dan spent 17 years as a health care administrator with Harvard Community Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital. He was the Administrator of HCHP's Swansea Health Center.
Boston Green Tourism...
advancing the green hotel movement
Dan Ruben
Executive Director
Dan founded Boston Green Tourism in 2005, with the assistance of several hoteliers who also saw the potential for greening the Boston hotel industry.
Philagreen 215.922.1109
www.philagreenhospitality.com, 23 July 2014 [cached]
Dan Ruben
Dan Ruben is the Executive Director of Boston Green Tourism, which is a catalyst for expanding the use of environmentally-friendly practices in Greater Boston's hotels. Among Boston Green Tourism's 40 hotels, 11 have achieved the Energy Star label, 11 are Green Key certified, three are Green Seal certified and one is LEED certified. Boston Green Tourism was awarded an Environmental Merit Award by the EPA in April 2008.
Dan is also leading two-year green programs for Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine and Vermont hoteliers and restaurateurs, sponsored by the U.S. EPA, and a Barr Foundation grant to reduce energy use in Greater Boston hotels. .
Previously, Dan was the Executive Director of the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Conventions, an organization that planned, implemented and publicized environmental best practices at the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. (See www.imex-frankfurt.com/documents/CERCCaseStudy.pdf and www.bostongreentourism.org/uploads/CERC_Case_Study__print_version.pdf.) CERC won the international Environmentally Responsible Meeting Award and two EPA Environmental Merit awards. Dan advised the City of Denver about greening the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Dan is a past president of the Green Decade Coalition/Newton, a grassroots volunteer environmental non-profit, and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance.
Dan was the Eastern Massachusetts Coordinator for the Global Action Plan's Household EcoTeam Program, and has coached 180 participants on more than 30 Household EcoTeams to live environmentally sustainable lifestyles. For this, he was honored as Unsung Environmental Hero for Massachusetts by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection in 1998. He has initiated Low Carbon Diet teams, too, and has conducted training sessions for team leaders on behalf of the Massachusetts Climate Action Network. That organization recognized him as an Everday Climate Hero in 2007.
Before working in the environmental sector, Dan spent 17 years as a health care administrator with Harvard Community Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital. For seven years, Dan was the Health Center Administrator of HCHP's Swansea Health Center.
Dan speaks and writes on the subjects of green hospitality, global warming and environmentally sustainable lifestyles.
Board of Directors
greendecade.org, 2 Sept 2014 [cached]
Dan Ruben, Chairman of the Board GD/N Board member since 1996. Executive Director, Boston Green Tourism. Dan has coached more than 25 Household Ecoteams; also a board member of the Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance.
Dan Ruben Vice ...
rhodeisland.massenergy.org, 29 Dec 2014 [cached]
Dan Ruben Vice President
Dan Ruben Receives ...
www.bostongreentourism.org, 8 Mar 2015 [cached]
Dan Ruben Receives Sustainable Lodging "Person of the Year" Award for Work with Boston Green Tourism
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