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Ringwood Sustainable Jersey Green Team Advisory Committee


Vision

The Green Team will establish ecologically sustainable practices in Ringwood by leading and/or supporting community efforts to reduce waste, cut green house gas emissions and protect the environment. By supporting actions and policies that preserve the natural beauty and historical character of the community, the Green Team will ensure that future generations enjoy a stronger, healthier and greener Ringwood. We are committed to the principle that conserving today will preserve tomorrow.

Mission

To increase sustainability by engaging in educational campaigns, collaborating with community and municipal groups to implement sound environmental initiatives, connecting with the arts and the creative sector and functioning in an advisory role to the council and other municipal entities.

Objectives

1. Develop awareness of sustainable, affordable practices through educational campaigns that include but are not limited to disseminating information, soliciting commitments, conducting giveaways, and organizing events for the community.

2. Collaborate with residents, schools, businesses, non-profits and our municipal government in the implementation of ecologically sound initiatives that will reduce waste, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and protect the environment.

3. Connect the arts and creative sector with initiatives to protect the environment.

4. Act as an advisory committee to the Borough of Ringwood specifically to:

  • Manage the Borough of Ringwood’s participation in the “Sustainable Jersey” program.
  • Encourage the Borough of Ringwood staff to pursue sustainable practices where possible and implement the governing body’s environmental goals.
  • Coordinate input and provide information for the Green Team section of the Borough of Ringwood website and the Sustainable Ringwood Facebook page.
  • Identify initiatives for obtaining grants to support research and environmentally sustainable actions by the municipal government.
  • Provide advice and suggestions to the boards, commissions and and committees of the municipal government to ensure that environmental issues are considered in their deliberations.


Council Member -Councilwoman Michelle Kerr
January 1, 2024 – December 31, 2025

Environmental Commission Member -Gary Wogisch
January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2024

Board of Health Member - Sarah Lenington
January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2024

Non-Profit Member - Ann Siebecker
January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2024

Member - Jennifer Hsu
January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2024

Member -Linda Marks
January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2025

Member -Sarah Holle
January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2024

Alternate #1 -Tinamarie Yi
January 1, 2024 – December 31, 2025

Alternate #2 -Tarah Haedo
October 20, 2024 – December 31, 205 

Alternate #3 -Danielle Mazaro
September 19, 2023 – December 31, 2024

Honorary Member - Joanne Atlas

 

CLICK HERE for the 2024 Green Team Meeting Schedule



Sustainable Ringwood

 

CLICK HERE to visit the Sustainable Jersey website