Influencing Leadership on Sustainability Workshop

Cover slide for the Influencing Leadership on Sustainability Workshop. Slide is a white and orange background with text in black.
This interactive workshop covered effective strategies for communicating sustainability goals and efforts with your local government leadership and other stakeholders across various departments. The workshop features speakers who have successfully navigated these challenges and they will share some of the lessons they have learned along the way.

Topics covered include: sustainable/green purchasing; examining internal systems that can support your efforts; getting buy in across departments; and more.

Following presentations by the speakers, there was a question and answer session for guests who attended the live event.

Workshop Speakers: 
  • Claire Powell, City Manager, City of Lewisville 
  • Shelli Siemer, Deputy City Manager, City of Plano 
  • Shaun Marie Auckland, Local Government Program Manager, SPEER

Workshop Materials:  Workshop Handouts: 
This workshop was held on May 1, 2024, in partnership with the Regional Integration of Sustainability Efforts (RISE) Coalition with funding provided by the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO).