UNA USA mtg: How Can the City of Milwaukee Fight Climate Change? Jan 8

Event Dates: 
01/08/22
The United Nations Association of Greater Milwaukee invites you to… 

 

How Can the City of Milwaukee Fight Climate Change? 

 

Milwaukee’s Sustainability Director, Erick Shambarger, explains how Milwaukee can meet the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 

 

Followed By The Annual Business Meeting of the UNA of Greater Milwaukee  

 

A Virtual Zoom Event – Advance Registration is Required 

 

Saturday – January 8th, 2022 from 10 AM – 11:30 AM                                                                                          

Erick Shambarger, the Director of Environmental Sustainability for the City of Milwaukee, where he leads the Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO), will describe what the city is doing to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals such as “Climate Action” and “Clean Energy,” the challenges, and what more he could do with greater public support.  Since 2015 he has overseen implementation of the Refresh Milwaukee sustainability plan and coordinates Milwaukee's involvement with local, national, and global partnerships on environmental sustainability.  

 

Erick Shambarger oversees all of ECO's programs, including the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program, the Milwaukee Better Buildings Challenge, Water Centric City initiative, the HOME GR/OWN program, and green infrastructure work.  He led development of the City's Green Infrastructure Plan (adopted in 2019) and is currently the Project Manager for the Climate and Equity Plan. He co-founded the Wisconsin Local Government Climate Coalition, which advocates for clean energy policy.  

 

Erick Shambarger holds a Master of Public Affairs Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

Agenda for the Annual Business Meeting of the UNA of Greater Milwaukee 

  • Report on the 2021 UNA-GM activities 
  • Presentation of the UNA-GM financial report and proposed 2022 budget 
  • Nominations and election of several members to the UNA-GM Board of Directors 
  • Report on program plans for 2022 

 

Advance registration is required.  To register, go to: 

 

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0scO2upzsrE9yNjCMKDeYdYnADThHpwtS4

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. 

 

For more information:  Contact George Stone at geotstone@gmail.com or 414.259.1318

 

The UNA of Greater Milwaukee website is available at https://www.unamilwaukee.org/