2022 Symposium Theme
Jacksonville City Skyline

"Moving Toward a Clean, Green City"

August 15, 2014 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive

Symposium Presentations:

Opening Session: St. Johns River – It’s Health, Economics and Partnership Update

Melissa Long, COJ River Accord Annual Status Report

Dr. Radha Pyati, UNF State of the River Report
Dr. Lucy Sonnenberg, JU

Dr. Courtney Hackney, UNF Upcoming River Economics Study 

Morning Sessions

Session A: Sustainability

Host: Sarah Boren, Executive Director - USGBC North Florida Chapter

Carrie-Lynn Black, NF Coordinator - Green Team Project
Sustainability in the Residence

Mark Gelfo, Principal & Director of Sustainability - TLC Engineering for Architecture
Sustainability in the Workplace

Presentation - Sustainable Foods

Session B: Transportation/Alternative Fuels

Host: Alan Mosley, VP Transportation, Energy & Logistics - JAXChamber

Denise Chaplick, City of Jacksonville Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinator
City of Jacksonville Bicycle / Pedestrian Plans

Jeff Sheffield, Executive Director - North Florida TPO
State of LNG, CNG in Jacksonville and the
Clean Fuels Coalition Alternative Fuels Master Plan

Session C: Water Quality
Host: John Flowe, City of Jacksonville Environmental Quality Division - Water Branch Manager

David Whiting, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (Tallahassee)
FDEP’s Application of Molecular and Chemical Markers of Fecal Source Contamination in Jacksonville, Florida Area Waters Impaired for Fecal Coliforms

Pam Livingston-Way, St. Johns River Water Management District
Tri County Agricultural Area Improvements

Luncheon Keynote 

V. Anne Heard, Acting Deputy Regional Administrator - US EPA Region 4
EPA: Making a Visible Difference in Communities

Afternoon Sessions

Session D: Low Impact Development

Host: Jimmy Orth, Executive Director - St. Johns Riverkeeper

Mark T. Llewellyn, Sr., P.E., President - Genesis

Case Study - Tallahassee Cascades Park

Case Study - Tallahassee Gaines Street Revitalization

Christopher D. Flagg, FASLA, President - FLAGG Design Studio
Unity Plaza Project

John Young, Stormwater Program Manager - NAS Jacksonville
NAS Jacksonville Green Infrastructure Projects


Session E: Environmental Remediation / Planning

Host: Allene Rachal, City of Jacksonville Environmental Quality Division - Petroleum Branch Manager

Diane Pickett, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (Tallahassee)

FDEP Petroleum Cleanup Program Update

Christina Parrish, Groundwork Jacksonville Steering Committee - Chair
Groundwork Jacksonville

Heather Ireland, City of Jacksonville Brownfields Coordinator
Duval County Brownfields Program


Session F: Air Quality

Host: Rick Rachal, Florida Department of Environmental Protection - NE District Office

Justin Green, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (Tallahassee)

FDEP Division of Air Resource Management Update

Matt Willis, Business Development Manager - Wespac Midstream
Wespac Midstream LNG Project

Closing Session: Tactical Urbanism

Host: Aaron Glick, City of Jacksonville Planning & Development Department

Mike Field, transForm jax

Tactical Urbanism