Sustainability Council

The mission of the Metro’s Sustainability Council is to improve sustainability efforts by developing targets, metrics and strategies to assist Metro in achieving stated sustainability program goals.

Objectives

The objectives of the Sustainability Council are as follows:

  • To advise in the development of Metro’s sustainability goals, established targets and performance measures, and assist in the tracking and reporting on a quarterly as outlined in  Motion 57’s four major categories: 1) Climate Change & Resiliency, 2) Energy, 3) Solid Waste & Recycling, and 4) Water;
  • Improve  understanding of our constituents and stakeholders of the sustainability-related efforts and opportunities at LA Metro; and
  • To provide input on the following priorities for FY19: 1) Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, 2) Green Procurement Policy and 3) Resiliency Framework.
  • Sustainability Council Public Meeting Information

Members

Local Govt Public entities (COGs, cities, special jurisdictions) Organization
City of LA
Primary Lauren Faber City of LA
Alternate Michael Samulon City of LA
County of LA
Primary Kristen Torres-Pawling County of LA
Alternate Rita Kampalath County of LA
Other (Small Cities, etc.)
Primary Thomas Small Small Cities
Alternate Wendy Nystrom Small Cities
Environment NGOs
Water Resources
Primary Roy Thun SuRF
Alternate VACANT
Water Quality
Primary VACANT
Alternate VACANT
Energy
Primary Sanjiv Gupta Irepa International, LLC
Alternate VACANT
Habitat/Natural Resources
Primary Luis Rodriguez TreePeople
Alternate VACANT
Climate
Primary David Diaz Active SGV
Alternate Michael Schneider Streets for All
Materials and Resources
Primary Bryn Lindblad Climate Resolve
Alternate Peter Meng CEENGR
Air Quality
Primary Joel Levin Plug-In America
Alternate VACANT
NGO Equity
Social, Environment Justice (Equity)
Primary Mary McCormick MBI Media
Alternate Eli Lipmen Move LA
Professional Associations (Architects & Engineers)
Primary Ghina Yamout MARRS Services
Alternate Joe Ablay ICI Engineering
Primary Kimberly Colbert Colbert Group
Alternate Patricia Menjivar Kleinfelder
Landscaping & Infrastructure Design
Primary Doug Dietrich Burns and McDonnell
Alternate Charles Favors CBF XIERSCAPE DESIGNS LLC.
Local Labor Unions
Primary Jennifer Kropke IBEW
Alternate VACANT
Public Health
Primary VACANT
Alternate VACANT
Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)
Primary VACANT
Alternate VACANT
Transportation Business Advisory Council (TBAC)
Primary Berwyn Salazar Global ASR
Alternate James Okazaki TBAC – AA/AEA
Associated General Contractors (AGC)
Primary Emily Freund Flatiron Construction
Alternate Mark Kempton Kempton Strategies
Green Building & Services Industry
Primary Salem Afeworki Value Sustainability
Alternate Pavitra Rammohan Deep Root Green Infrastructure LLC
Primary Kat Janowicz 3COTECH
Alternate Ben Stapleton UCGBC-LA
Real Estate Development
Primary Cecila Jackson Stoneridge Development
Alternate Marie Taylor NAI Capital Commercial
Academic Institution
Primary Hilda Blanco USC
Alternate Mehran Mazari CalState LA
Foreign Organization
Foreign Entities
Primary VACANT
Alternate VACANT
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Advisory Meetings

Advisory Committees and Service Council Meetings Metro Service Councils and Advisory Committees meetings are linked below. Advisory Meetings Calendar Board of Directors Meetings and Committees Advisory Meetings Calendar Scroll Spy

Metro Youth Council

Metro Youth Council’s goal is to develop the capacity of young people to engage with and participate in Metro’s plans, projects, programs and initiatives. The Youth Council is built upon

Women & Girls Governing Council

WGGC was established in September 2017 to examine Metro policies, programs and services, as well as make recommendations to the CEO. With consideration of the unique obstacles faced by women and girls, the council looks to find opportunities to remove barriers to success and expand opportunities at, within and on Metro.