Our Team

The Founders

Eileen Heasley

Eileen Heasley

Co-founder
Eileen has worked for 30 years with teachers and children, the Michigan Virtual High School, and Central Michigan University. She is certified in the construction and maintenance of the Bio-sand water filter.
John Heasley

John Heasley

Co-founder & Asst. Treasurer
John Heasley has studied water filter technologies for developing countries extensively and has taught and/or facilitated the Biosand filter workshop since 2004.

Our Board

Sue Cicerone

Board Member & Database Admin
Coming soon.
Rose Branstrom

Rose Branstrom

Board Member
Rose's work experience centers around technical project management, toxicology, marketing, and customer training and communications.
Erica Gwynn

Erica Gwynn

Board Adviser
Erica earned her Bachelors in Biology, and Masters in Toxicology & Environmental Health from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Jeannette Saquet

Jeannette Saquet

Board Adviser
Dr. Jeannette Saquet has over twenty years experience in advertising, marketing, sociology, public opinion, business, and education research.
Nikki Beetsch

Nikki Beetsch

Board Member
Nikki currently works with NSF, and has a science background with a Bachelors in Biology and a Master’s focused on Environmental Science and Toxicology.
Maureen Field

Maureen Field

Board Member & Secretary
Maureen has had three careers: a high school history teacher, a stay at home mom, and lastly a software developer for Ford Motor Credit Company.
Scott Brills

Scott Brills

Board Member & Technology
Scott is the owner of Brothers Design, a web development firm he founded in 2000. Much of his work focuses on web sites, graphic design, internet marketing, and consulting.

Volunteers

Dennis Rivard

Dennis Rivard

Volunteer
Dennis, a.k.a. Denny, has owned & operated Universal Spray Technology Inc. and the Fluid Handling Solutions LLC for a combined 38 years.
Liz Tierney

Liz Tierney

Volunteer
Liz has made a career providing marketing and sales support for large architecture, engineering and construction companies who provide services globally.

Kay Ehrke

Volunteer & Newsletter
Kay was a secretary at an advertising and public relations firm until she left to be with her children when they were young, later assisting with her husband's business.
Peter Tanner

Peter Tanner

Volunteer
Peter started his working life spending fifteen years as a research scientist specializing in computer graphics and computer-human interaction.

Interested in Joining The Team?

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