March 10, 2016 – Melinda Glasgow, Sustainability Commission & Summit

Speaker: Melinda Glasgow, Sustainability Officer, City of Little Rock
Everyone has a vision about what Little Rock needs to become by 2020. With public input and guidance by the Mayor’s Sustainability Commission, the City has developed an achievable Sustainability Roadmap, with goals that will both save precious resources and add quality to the lives of all our citizens. Melinda will share how our city is becoming more sustainable.

Melinda Glasgow began her career with the City of Little Rock in 2008 as the Recycling Program Coordinator. She is now the Sustainability Officer. She also serves as the Executive Director of Keep Little Rock Beautiful, and is involved with Friends of Fourche Creek. In her current capacity she has developed and coordinates several ongoing programs and events for the City, including LRecycles, and Recycling on a Roll. Melinda’s position affords her the opportunity to quickly green-light programs that benefit the City’s sustainability goals though government and private collaboration. Melinda’s communication background includes developing public awareness programs for Heifer International and media relations for several nonprofit organizations.

Location: Fletcher Library.  Time: 7 PM.