David Chernushenko is an educator, public speaker, film producer and since December 2010, an Ottawa City Councillor. He works to promote prosperous communities and healthy livelihoods. From 2006-2009 he served on Canada’s National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy. He has written three books on sustainable management practices and is a co-founder of Clean Air Champions, a national charity that involves athletes in tackling air pollution while promoting active living. He served for six years on the International Olympic Committee’s commission on Sport and the Environment.
David is the creator of the Living Lightly Project, a multimedia initiative that shares stories and solutions to build a richer future for all on a healthy planet. He has produced two films: Be the Change, released in 2008. and Powerful: Energy for Everyone released in 2010.