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Sustainability Advisory Board

MMBR Liaison: Nikki Mims

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: 3/21/2023

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Madeline Almodovar Ramirez Education or At Large Representative 6/30/2024
Laura Betts Housing and Community Development Leadership Representative 6/30/2024
Michael J. Gilbrook Urban Planning or Transportation Planning Representative 6/30/2024
Clifford Hughley Economic Development or Business Representative 6/30/2025
Mukesh R Joshi Renewable Energy or High-Performance Buildings Representative 6/30/2024
Shauna M. Junco Social Services or Community Health Representative 6/30/2025
Ian Lahiff Arts and Cultural Affairs or At Large Representative 6/30/2025
Christianah Oyenuga Environmental Protection, Natural Resources Mgmt, or Urban Tree Canopy Mgmt Representative 6/30/2024
Susanne M. Torriente Smart Infrastructure or Resiliency Representative 6/30/2025

No vacancies at this time. Please check back later.

March 28, 2024

  • Agenda - March 2024 SAB Agenda uploaded.pdf
  • Minutes - March 28 2024 SAB minutes - draft.pdf (Draft)*

February 22, 2024

  • Agenda - February 2024 SAB Agenda - final.pdf
  • Minutes - February 22 2024 SAB minutes - draft.pdf (Draft)*

January 25, 2024

  • Agenda - January 2024 SAB Agenda - final with minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - January 25 2024 SAB minutes - signed.pdf

November 16, 2023

  • Agenda - November 2023 SAB Agenda - final.pdf
  • Minutes - November 16 2023 SAB minutes - final signed.pdf
  • Minutes - October 26 2023 SAB minutes - draft.pdf (Draft)*

October 26, 2023

  • Agenda - October 2023 SAB Agenda - final and minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - October 26 2023 SAB minutes - final-signed.pdf

September 28, 2023

  • Agenda - September 2023 SAB Agenda with minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - September 28 2023 SAB minutes - final signed.pdf

August 24, 2023

  • Agenda - August 2023 SAB Agenda - Minutes.pdf
  • Minutes - August 24 2023 SAB minutes - final - signed.pdf

July 27, 2023

  • Agenda - July 2023 SAB Agenda - final.pdf
  • Minutes - July 27 2023 SAB minutes - approved.pdf

June 22, 2023

  • Agenda - June 2023 SAB Agenda - draft.pdf
  • Minutes - June 22 2023 SAB minutes - approved.pdf

May 18, 2023

  • Agenda - May 18, 2023 Special Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - May 18 2023 SAB minutes - approved.pdf

April 27, 2023

  • Agenda - Apr 2023 SAB Agenda - final.pdf
  • Minutes - April 27 2023 SAB minutes - approved.pdf
  • Minutes - March 30 2023 SAB minutes - draft.pdf (Draft)*


*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.