Laguna Beach, CA: Deconstruction & ReUse Network, Inc. (DRN) is thrilled to welcome Allan Haskell, Andrew Johnson and Cherie Gannon Taylor to its dynamic team. DRN is an environmental and social benefit 501(c)(3) dedicated to promoting and empowering deconstruction practices and the reuse of quality building materials through collaboration. Mr. Haskell and Mr. Johnson will represent the organization in Los Angeles and San Diego, while Ms. Taylor will join the team in the Napa/Sonoma Area.
“We are experiencing tremendous growth in Los Angeles and the Bay Area and we are fortunate to have Allan, Andrew and Cherie on board with us,” says Lorenz Shilling, DRN president and founder. “Their combined experience, vision and tenacity will be a huge asset for us to be able to support the needs of our partners and reach our goals as an organization.”
Allan Haskell has spent his career introducing Zero Waste solutions, such as landfill diversion through composting and recycling, to local individuals, homeowners, organizations, schools, restaurants, festivals and events. In 2009 the U.S. Small Business Administration named Allan Environmental “Green” Conservator of the Year.
Andrew Johnson is a LEED AP who is passionate about protecting the environment in a financially practical manner. He earned his degree in Urban Studies and Planning and throughout his undergraduate and professional career, has been involved with the latest sustainable green practices.
Cherie Gannon Taylor has an extensive background in marketing and project management and is an avid supporter of ReUse. Most recently, she spearheaded outreach for the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Santa Rosa.
DRN has representatives throughout California that provide deconstruction and reuse solutions for property owners and work with municipalities and building industry professionals to facilitate reuse of donated surplus salvage. Additionally, the DRN team develops community outreach programs and oversees local marketing efforts to expand awareness for the organization and the ReUse industry at large.
DRN is dedicated to furthering the reuse of building materials and surplus salvage, while educating the public about the advantages of these building practices. The organization endeavors to secure continued life for reusable items in order to reduce waste. DRN facilitates charitable reuse of surplus property and building materials through partnerships with IRN – The Recycling Network, Habitat for Humanity affiliates throughout California, and the housing ministry, Corazón.
About Deconstruction & ReUse Network:
Deconstruction & ReUse Network is an environmental and social benefit corporation 501(c)(3), whose mission is to promote and empower deconstruction practices and to grow a greater reuse network for quality building materials through partnerships with complimentary operations and organizations. Deconstruction & ReUse Network currently serves Northern and Southern California with partnerships that benefit Habitat for Humanity and Corazon. www.reusenetwork.org
# # #
T: 888-545-8333 ext. 101