PD Bootcamp #4 - Mentorship Morning w/ Erick Shambarger, Director of ECO @ City of MKE
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1/30/2018
When: Tuesday, January 30,, 2018
7:30AM Registration | 8AM Presentation
Where: School of Freshwater Sciences
600 E Greenfield Avenue
Room 3080 (3rd floor)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53204
United States
Contact: Sofina Ziu
414-287-4100


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Erick Shambarger
Director, Environmental Sustainability at the City of Milwaukee


Erick Shambarger is on a mission to make “green” a mainstream concept throughout Milwaukee.  Tapped by Mayor Barrett to lead city-wide sustainability efforts in 2015, Erick oversees the vast landscape of eco-infrastructure that is making our city a leader in the preservation of environmental assets.

Spearheading strategic programs for the use and preservation of Milwaukee’s water, energy, food systems, mobility, recovered resources, urban ecosystems, buildings and human capital, Erick’s team has helped Milwaukeeans save millions of dollars, put thousands of people to work, and generally fostered a more sustainable relationship between residents our natural environment.  Join FUEL as we talk to Erick about his work and how each of us can live and work with a green mindset.

 

BACKGROUND

Erick Shambarger is the Director of Environmental Sustainability at the City of Milwaukee, where he leads the Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO).  ECO was created by Mayor Tom Barrett to develop practical solutions that benefit Milwaukee’s environment and economy.

 

He is working to make Milwaukee a world class eco-city.  Mr. Shambarger developed the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program, PACE financing program, and Water Centric City initiative.  He developed Milwaukee Better Buildings Challenge program, chaired the City’s Energy Reduction Team to reduce energy use across City operations, and promotes innovative storm water management practices and green infrastructure.

 

He oversees implementation of ECO programs and the ReFresh Milwaukee sustainability plan. He also leads ECO's involvement in national and global partnerships.  Prior to his current role, he served as Deputy Director of ECO for 5 years, and as City Economist in the Budget and Management Division before that.

 

He holds a Masters of Public Affairs degree from the University of Wisconsin, Bachelor’s Degree from Marquette University, and certificates in Water Technology and Energy Analysis and Policy.

 

REGISTRATION FEES

(coffee and light breakfast will be served)

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$50 Become a Member and all Bootcamp sessions will be free.

 

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Parking is available on the street outside the building (there are no neighbors so there is no competition for parking) or in the lot immediately to the west of the building. The link will give you detailed directions and visual map https://uwm.edu/freshwater/directions-and-parking/

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