Superintendent's Advisory Council on Sustainability

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 divisionwide 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 select Tuesdays. The public is welcome to attend. Time will be allotted at the beginning of each meeting for citizen comments. Those wishing to speak at the meeting during Citizen Comment time should email [email protected] no later than 2 p.m. the day of the meeting.

School Year 2023-24 Meeting Dates

Meeting Dates, Agendas, Minutes, and Locations
Date Agenda Minutes Location
September 26, 2023 Agenda Minutes KLC, Room 3011
November 28, 2023 Agenda Minutes KLC, Room 2011
January 23, 2024 Agenda Minutes KLC, Room 1101 A/B
March 19, 2024 Agenda Minutes IHC, Bldg. 52, Conf. Room
May 28, 2024 Agenda Minutes KLC, Room 1101 A/B

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

Bylaws

Approved Bylaws - January 23, 2024 (PDF)

Council Members

Chair

Dr. Jessica Doiron - Staff

Facilitators

PWCS Energy & Sustainability Staff

Members

  • Anthony Aguilar - Student
  • Karen Carney - Gainesville District
  • Agha Durrani - Coles District
  • Rico Fleshman - Community
  • Leyla Hopkins - Potomac District
  • Kristine Johnson - Community
  • Rob Johnson - Community
  • Kristy Jones - Community
  • Karen Juarez - Woodbridge District
  • Lani Lin-Kissick - Student
  • Kate Murphy - Brentsville District
  • Sarah Plumitallo - Staff
  • Dr. Earnie Porta - Community
  • Abigail Santos - Student
  • Brian Slater - Staff
  • John Wheeler - At-Large
  • Vacant - Utility
  • Vacant - Community
  • Vacant - Occoquan District

Student Alternatives

  • Jackeline Calderon - Student
  • Jonathan Carballo - Student
  • Corinne Vetter - Student
  • Audrey Wideman - Student