207 – Starting a Sustainability Team: Considerations, Goals, and Mistakes to Avoid
Bob Johnson, Director of Parks and Planning, Oak Brook Park District; Haley O'Brien, Marketing & Communications Manager, Oak Brook Park District
Has your agency considered adding a "Sustainability Team" to your staff? The topic of sustainability impacts all aspects of our industry and should matter to each department and leader. We will discuss these impacts along with what to consider when putting together a sustainability team, what projects and/or initiatives to take on, and some easily avoidable mistakes along the way to success.
Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:
- Develop a dynamic sustainability team with the 'right' team members.
- Have a short list of projects and initiatives that could be beneficial for the team to undertake.