BLOGGING MANAGER: Elizabeth Miller

Elizabeth is the Blogging Manager for the Green Lifestyles Network. She is also a public relations and communications professional. She has more than 20 years of nonprofit leadership experience and extensive experience directing programs, projects, and communication for established and start-up nonprofit organizations and institutions.

Elizabeth is also a writer, editor, environmentalist, educator and human rights commissioner. Her writing has been featured in numerous publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, African Herald Express, and Kansas City Star. She has served in an editorial capacity for political science and education journals and has had teaching appointments at Rice University and the University of Missouri. She is passionately committed to green living.

Elizabeth earned graduate degrees in political science from the University of Missouri and in education from Rice University. She earned her undergraduate degree in political science from Bryn Mawr College. She is a past English Speaking Union Scholar, Graduate Fellow at Rice University, and award-winning teacher and social scientist. Past employers include American Councils for International Education, Rice University and the United States Senate. To blog or guest blog for GLN, contact Elizabeth at


David-Sebek-150x150SENIOR REPORTER AND BLOGGER: David Sebek

David graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. He is a screenwriter and guitarist, having studied under classical guitarist Paul Hinrich while obtaining his degree in Philosophy. He moved to Los Angeles in 1998 and has been working on ideas for cinema.



Janani studies soil microorganisms as a graduate student at Ohio State, and is originally from India. She has been blogging about books and science, her two biggest passions, for a couple of years now. She believes that communication of science is as important as the doing of science, and wants to do her part to spread awareness through writing.


Missy Hoffman Headshot (small)BLOGGER: Missy Hoffman

Missy is a multifaceted corporate gypsy, yoga teacher, green lifestyle blogger, and catalyst for positive change. She is passionate about spreading awareness of the benefits of holistic, green living and also building a connected, conscious community. You can find her on the beach in Santa Monica doing acrobatic yoga, exploring the newest vegetarian restaurants in town, or playing her beloved drum set, which under no circumstance will she let you touch. For inspiration, try or Instagram @missykaiyoga.



BLOGGER: Jessika Khoury

Jessika is a sustainable fashion/lifestyle consultant, stylist and blogger at Style Me Sustainable. She is also one of Green Lifestyle’s fashion correspondents and bloggers for this year’s EcoFashion & Beauty Campaign!



Rachel-Linden-photo-optimized-150x150BLOGGER: Rachel Linden

Rachel is a mother of two, a permaculturist, organic micro-farmer, extreme salad wizard, amateur herbalist, and fashion enthusiast. She is the Director of Arizona Healthy Lifestyles and GMO Free Arizona, which is a project of the Council for Sustainable Living. She is a reporter and host at GMO Free News. Rachel is a dynamic, passionate speaker, taking the GMO-free conversation higher and further. Follow her on Twitter @GMOFreeMom and on Facebook at


lauren-olmstead-photo-150x150BLOGGER: Lauren Olmstead

Lauren is a senior Journalism/Mass Communications major at St. Bonaventure University in Western New York. She is thrilled to be GLN’s newest Newsletter Editor/Blogger because she enjoys writing and feels passionately about GLN’s mission to find sustainable solutions in nature. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she hopes to one day make a difference in her home city – but first she would like to travel overseas and explore a new part of the world. She’s looking forward to the wonderful experiences to come from working at GLN!


BLOGGER: Lauren Perez

Lauren is a senior at the University of Rochester, although a proud native of Los Angeles. At school, she majors in English, but enjoys taking classes in anthropology, astronomy, and various other subjects. As a Green Lifestyles Network blogger, she hopes to enrich her own knowledge of living sustainably and healthily, while educating an audience wider than her family and friends. When not working or chugging out essays, Lauren can be found listening to music or talking about baseball.


Rick Perillo photoBLOGGER: Rick Perillo

Since graduating from California State University, Northridge in 2006, Rick Perillo has been working with youth and exploring sustainable gardening practices. He has worked on organic farms in New Zealand and Colorado, as well as earned his Master Gardener Certificate, Permaculture Sustainable Design Certificate, and Certificate in Global Sustainability from UCLA. Rick is currently designing and teaching a garden-based curriculum at a school in Calabasas, as well as running a garden consultation business.



An admirer of the indescribable beauty of language and a believer in the undeniable power of words—Rachel chose to study Linguistics and Editing at Brigham Young University-Provo. Besides her academic pursuits, she enjoys playing the guitar and the ukulele, practicing yoga, and taking pictures (though, not all at once). Most of all, she lives her life by the words of Leonardo da Vinci: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Catch her on Instagram @r2.a2