Sustainability Advisory Board

Members

  • Yenna Chan, Co-Chair
    Term expires: June 2022
  • Heather Eliezer, Member
    Term expires: June 2022
  • Maryanne Joyce, Member
    Term expires: June 2023
  • Anna Riehl, Member
    Term expires: June 2023
  • Benjamin Smyser, Member
    Term expires: June 2023
  • Thomas White, Member
    Term expires: June 2022

Overview

The purpose of the Sustainability Advisory Board is to prioritize goals, develop programs, and recommend policy, legislation, and code amendments that encourage and contribute to the environmental, social, and economic sustainability of the Village. Areas of advisement include, but are not limited to energy conservation and alternative fuel use, waste reduction and recycling, preservation and development of open space, maintenance of the Village's tree canopy, alternative modes of transportation (including walking and cycling), stormwater quality improvement, water conservation, green building design, climate change mitigation and community resilience to natural disasters. The Sustainability Advisory Board, in the development of its recommendations, shall consider all best practices and lessons learned from all other sources including cities, towns, and villages, in addition to financial sustainability and cost-effectiveness.