Past Board Members

Tara Grodjesk

Tara GrodjeskTara Grodjesk is a Founding Board Member of GSN and President of Tara Spa Therapy, Inc. Tara has been an innovator and leader in the wellness field for over 25 years. Certified as Holistic Health Educator, Massage Therapist and Ayurvedic Practitioner, she was the first to introduce Ayurvedic treatments to the spa industry, and one of the first to bring Regional Specialty and Signature Treatments to spas along with pioneering a more integrated approach to healthy lifestyle in spas with her Living Wellness programs. TARA Spa Therapy is used professionally in world-class spas nationwide and some internationally.

Michael Stusser

Michael StusserMichael Stusser is a Founding Board Member of GSN and Founder of Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary. Michael’s early career was in organic gardening; he helped found three training centers centers still in operation today including the Agroecology program at UC Santa Cruz. Deeply moved by the Japanese garden and Zen Buddhism, Michael studied these traditional arts in Kyoto Japan. His discovery of the Cedar Enzyme Bath was life-changing experiences that lead him to create Osmosis. This destination day spa has grown in twenty-five years into a nationally known hospitality location on 5 acres with extensive mediation gardens. Osmosis was recently acknowledged as “Americas Most Spiritual Spa” by Spirituality and Health magazine.

Cici Coffee

Cici CoffeeCici Coffee is a Founding Board Member of GSN and Founder of Natural Body Spa & Shop. Cici is the quintessential example of a successful business professional. She founded her company in 1989, and has since successfully expanded her idea into over 22 locations in seven states. Not only does Natural Body boast an impressive number of spas, the company has continued to develop its original concept with the addition of the innovative 10Ten Nail Bar. Through Cici’s vision, the business is also exceptionally committed to community and sustaining the environment.

Lara Davidson

Lara Davidson

Roberto Arjona

Roberto Arjona

Darren Hickman

Darren Hickman

Grant Bruce

Grant Bruce

Suzanne Chavez

Suzanne Chavez

James Chenevey

James Chenevey

Lisa Jacobs

Lisa Jacobs

Kim Marshall

Kim Marshall

Brian Paris

Brian Paris

Rianna Riego

Rianna Riego

Gaye Steinke

Gaye Steinke