Member Success Manager, SPLC
As Member Success Manager, Johanna ensures that SPLC’s members are receiving everything they need to access all the great member benefits offered by SPLC and that their needs are being heard and addressed within the Council’s program development and delivery. Prior to joining SPLC, Johanna coordinated the State of Minnesota’s Sustainable Procurement Program for 10 years, assisting the state with making purchases that demonstrated the highest level of environmental, social, and economic responsibility. During her time with the State, she led the development of a charter for the State’s program, increasing the State’s commitment to and accountability for sustainable procurement. She also successfully advocated for including sustainable purchasing in an Executive Order on state agency sustainability. Johanna had been involved with SPLC since 2013. She engaged the State of Minnesota as a founding member, has served on numerous SPLC committees, chaired the SPLC Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), and served on the Board as liaison to the TAC. Johanna holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and San Francisco State University.
Setting goals in a vacuum can mean that your efforts may fail to either have significant impact and/or to contribute to building your program in a strategic way. This workshop will provide a high-level overview of the goal setting process in the context of a sustainable purchasing vision; and then provide participants with hands-on practice … read more >>
Supplier engagement is an important element of strategic sustainable purchasing programs. Including suppliers in your sustainability journey can not only reduce barriers and pushback that make it harder to reach your goals, but also foster innovation in the marketplace and greater success for trained suppliers. SPLC developed this toolkit to empower sustainable purchasing professionals and … read more >>
Unless you are a sustainability expert, you may not have a solid understanding of the definition of sustainability and what it means to practice sustainability through purchasing. Or, you may be looking for easy ways to explain these concepts to others. Either way, this interactive workshop will help by explaining sustainability in an easy to … read more >>