Superintendent's Advisory Council on Sustainability

Purpose

The Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Sustainability (SACS) will provide high-level recommendations relative to reducing the Division’s overall carbon footprint, protecting the environment, and realizing cost savings with emerging energy technologies. SACS shall advocate, examine, evaluate, recommend, and prioritize a long-term strategic plan to address Division-wide sustainability in standards for design and construction of facilities, expansion of environmental literacy in K-12 curriculum, and exploration of clean energy technologies that improve equipment and building efficiencies, as well as contribute to a more sustainable environment for future generations.

Schedule

The Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Sustainability is comprised of community members, staff, and students. Meetings are held on selected Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend, with time allotted at the beginning of each meeting for citizen comments. At this time, meetings will take place in-person. Those wishing to speak at the meeting during Citizen Comment time should email SustainabilityCouncil@pwcs.edu no later than 2 p.m. the day of the meeting. Citizens may sign up to speak in-person or electronically. Those wishing to speak electronically will be provided a link after 2 p.m. on the day of the meeting.


SY 2021-22 Meeting Dates

Meeting Date Documents
August 24, 2021 Agenda (PDF)      Minutes (PDF)     
October 26, 2021 Agenda Minutes
January 25, 2022 Agenda Minutes
March 22, 2022 Agenda Minutes
May 24, 2022 Agenda Minutes 

 

Please visit the Past SACS Meeting Resources page for agendas and meeting minutes from past school years.

 

Bylaws

Approved November 17, 2020 (PDF)

 

Council Members

Chair

Don Richardson – Community

Facilitators

PWCS Energy & Sustainability Staff 

Members

  • Tony Bright – Student
  • Karen Carney – Gainesville District
  • Hannah Casey – Community
  • Meredith Holland – Woodbridge District
  • Leyla Hopkins – Potomac District
  • Dr. Sheila Huckestein – Staff
  • Kristine Johnson – Community
  • Rob Johnson – Community
  • Ben Kim – Community
  • Melinda Landry - Staff
  • Dr. Earnie Porta – Community
  • Ramona Richardson – Staff
  • Dakota Russell – Brentsville District
  • Tim Snee – Occoquan District
  • Angela Stouffer – Coles District
  • John Wheeler – At-Large