Building capacity, driving development & connecting the LCA Community


The American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA) is a nonprofit membership organization providing education, awareness, advocacy and communications to build capacity and knowledge of environmental LCA. ACLCA membership consists of industry, academia, government, consulting, and NGOs.


Chair: Bill Flanagan (Aspire Sustainability)
Vice Chair & Treasurer: Connie Hensler (Interface)
Vice Chair & Secretary: Brandie Sebastian (Steel Recycling Institute)


Alison Brady - Georgia Pacific
Tom Etheridge - HP
Tom Gloria – Industrial Ecology Consultants
Gretchen Govoni – SABIC
Megann Head - Steelcase
Troy Hawkins - Eastern Research Group
Garvin Heath – US DOE NREL
Rich Helling – Dow Chemical
Wes Ingwersen – EPA
Josh Kniefel - NIST
Chris Koffler – thinkstep
Todd Krieger – DuPont

Jesus Hernandez-Torres– Owens Corning
Lise Laurin – Earthshift Global
Mike Levy – American Chemistry Council
Brad McAllister – WAP Sustainability
Carrie Pearson – 3M
Mark Pitts - American Forest & Paper Association
Christopher Richard – Lockheed Martin
Sangwon Suh -Bren School
Kuma Sumathipala -American Wood Council
Julie Sinistore – WSP
Xiaoying Zhou – DTSC
Melissa Zgola - Quantis
Jeff Zeman - Kohler

ACLCA Committees

Certification Committee

Education Committee

Industry Committee

Product Category Rule (PCR) Committee

Policy Committee

Industry Committee

Outreach Committee

Meet and collaborate with colleagues in the LCA community and stay up-to-date on what matters to you by participating in ACLCA Committees. These forums foster productive discussions and idea sharing and cover topical areas crucial to your organization. If you are a member and would like to apply to join a committee, click here.