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Sustainability Advisory Board

MMRB Liaison: Ronald Rogers

Board Type: Orange County
Enabling Legislation:
The Sustainability Advisory Board was created by Resolution No. 2014-M-57, adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on September 23, 2014. Resolution No. 2020-M-40 was adopted by the Board on September 22, 2020, revising the creation and purpose, responsibilities and duties, and membership categories.
Membership:
The Sustainability Advisory Board consists of nine members appointed from the following categories: economic development or business representative; environmental protection, natural resources management, or urban tree canopy management representative; social services or community health representative; arts and cultural affairs or at large representative; urban planning or transportation planning representative; education or at large representative; housing and community development leadership representative; smart infrastructure or resiliency representative; and renewable energy or high-performance buildings representative.
Member Types:
  • 1 Arts and Cultural Affairs or At Large Representative
  • 1 Economic Development or Business Representative
  • 1 Education or At Large Representative
  • 1 Environmental Protection, Natural Resources Mgmt, or Urban Tree Canopy Mgmt Representative
  • 1 Housing and Community Development Leadership Representative
  • 1 Renewable Energy or High-Performance Buildings Representative
  • 1 Smart Infrastructure or Resiliency Representative
  • 1 Social Services or Community Health Representative
  • 1 Urban Planning or Transportation Planning Representative
Term Length: 2 Years
Powers and Duties:
The Advisory Board shall have the following responsibilities and duties: (a) Review progress and provide recommendations to the Board on the implementation of all County Sustainability and Resilience Plans and any adjustments to these Plans, in order to continuously improve efficiency, cost effectiveness, and environmental and social impacts. (b) Provide oversight to ensure continuous improvement toward all County Sustainability and Resilience Plans? goals and targets. (c) Provide an annual report to the Board on its activities, goals, and objectives. (d) Work toward achieving all future sustainability and resiliency initiatives set forth by the County.
Meetings:
Fourth Thursday each month at 12:00 p.m., OMB Conference Room, Third Floor, Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Avenue, Orlando, FL

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Lori Forsman
Sustainability Programs Manager
Planning Division
(407) 836-5439

Last Revised: 9/28/2020

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Madeline Almodovar Ramirez Education or At Large Representative 6/30/2021
Paul Thomas Boroughs Urban Planning or Transportation Planning Representative 6/30/2020
Shana K. Carson Arts and Cultural Affairs or At Large Representative 6/30/2021
Samuel B. Graham Economic Development or Business Representative 6/30/2019
Byron Knibbs Environmental Protection, Natural Resources Mgmt, or Urban Tree Canopy Mgmt Representative 6/30/2020
Kenneth Peach Social Services or Community Health Representative 6/30/2021
Melvin Pittman Housing and Community Development Leadership Representative 6/30/2020

Economic Development or Business Representative
   (1 position)

Environmental Protection, Natural Resources Mgmt, or Urban Tree Canopy Mgmt Representative
   (1 position)

Housing and Community Development Leadership Representative
   (1 position)

Renewable Energy or High-Performance Buildings Representative
   (1 position)

Smart Infrastructure or Resiliency Representative
   (1 position)

Urban Planning or Transportation Planning Representative
   (1 position)


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August 28, 2020

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August 7, 2020

July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020

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July 28, 2020

July 27, 2020

July 24, 2020

June 25, 2020

May 28, 2020

April 30, 2020

February 27, 2020

January 23, 2020

November 21, 2019


*This document is a draft and is provided as a courtesy. This document is not to be considered as the final minutes. All information contained herein is subject to change upon further review and approval by the appropriate agency/board/committee.