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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

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • liberal arts
    University of Michigan
  • Masters Degree , Health Services Administration
    U. Michigan's School of Public Health
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Boston Green Tourism, 1 Jan 2016 [cached]
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.
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.
Board of Directors, 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 ..., 21 July 2015 [cached]
Dan Ruben Vice President
Blackstone Valley News [cached]
Newton, Green Decade Coalition, Dan Ruben, Vice President
Our Team, 19 June 2015 [cached]
Dan Ruben
Dan Ruben Dan Ruben is a facilitator, consultant, and trainer with many years of hands-on experience advancing environmental change within organizations and through collaborative networks. As executive director of Boston Green Tourism, he is a catalyst for expanding the use of green practices in Greater Boston's hotels and convention centers. Previously, Dan was the executive director of the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Conventions, where he coordinated a network of 200 non-profit, government and business professionals to plan, implement, and publicize environmental best practices at the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions. CERC won the international Environmentally Responsible Meeting Award and two EPA Environmental Merit awards.
Dan has been a leader in advancing sustainable change at the local level as past president and current board member of the Green Decade / Newton, an environmental non-profit that advances environmental improvements in Newton households, businesses and schools. Dan was the Eastern Massachusetts Coordinator for the Global Action Plan's Household EcoTeam Program, where he coached 180 participants on 30 Household EcoTeams to live environmentally sustainable lifestyles. He also serves on the executive committee of the Mass Energy Consumers Alliance.
Dan speaks and writes on the subjects of green hospitality, global warming and environmentally sustainable lifestyles. He has advised the Environmental Protection Agency, Cotton Incorporated, Clear Channel Communications, Pioneer Investments, the Down to Earth Expo and the Energy Smackdown television show. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Dan is a passionate gardener, yoga practitioner, nature observer, swimmer and cross country skier.
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