Education and Outreach 501(c)(3) GBC International
John Niedfeldt-Thomas, Chief Association Executive,leads the organization's operations and works in partnership with the board to achieve its mission.
John joined the GBC in June 2021, bringing more than 20 years of nonprofit leadership and impact, including organizational strategy and operations, revenue generation, and communications. He has deep experience in healthcare philanthropy, strong personal interests in bioethics and end of life issues, and a longtime commitment to the environment, Contact John by email
Gretchen Spletzer, Administrative Coordinator, supports the organization’s work with certified providers and those exploring certification.
Gretchen joined the GBC in November 2019, with a background that includes owning a small business and nonprofit board service. She is a writer, a researcher into the nature of consciousness, and an explorer of the multidimensional universe.