Directors Emeritus

Directors Emeritus are former members of a company’s board of directors who have completed their service as directors but continue to be associated with the business as an adviser.

Alicia Silverstone

Outside of her acting career, Silverstone is committed to the causes of animal welfare and environmentalism. She became a vegan in 1998, and was named PETA’s “Sexiest Female Vegetarian” in 2004. Sharing the details of her lifestyle, Silverstone penned the 2009 book The Kind Diet: A Simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet.

Silverstone married rock musician Christopher Jarecki on June 11, 2005. The couple has one child, son Bear Blu Jarecki, who was born in 2011. Her experiences with her son inspired Silverstone to write The Kind Mama, which was released in 2014. Silverstone lives in an eco-friendly house in Los Angeles with her family.


Eric Gladen

Eric Gladen majored in Engineering at Oregon State University. A tragic life experience in 2004 would change his focus to storytelling through documentary films. Trace Amounts is the true story of his journey through mercury poisoning that he believes came from a thimerosal-loaded tetanus shot.


Rita Pasiciel

Rita Pasiciel lives and promotes healthy living. Born in Western Canada, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at University of Edmonton and her Masters in Education at University of San Diego. In addition to managing and operating her own businesses, she also taught in the US and abroad for over 20 years. Rita achieved recognition for excellence in operating a business from the government of Canada and was named person of the year by Time magazine in 2006. She is one of the original board members for World Mercury Project and enjoys running ultramarathons as well as coaching all ages to improve their fitness.