Appendix C

Committee Meeting Agendas
Open Sessions

FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING
September 20, 2011
The Dupont Circle Hotel
1500 New Hampshire Avenue, Washington, DC 20036

10:15 am

Welcome and Introductions

Thomas Graedel, Clifton R. Musser Professor of Industrial Ecology, Yale University; Chair of the National Research Council Committee on Sustainability Linkages in the Federal Government

10:30 am

Charge from Sponsors

Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Kai Lee, Program Officer, Conservation and Science Program, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (teleconference)

Thomas Grumbly, Vice President, Civil Government Programs, Lockheed Martin

Carl Shapiro, Senior Economist, U.S. Geological Survey

Andrew Szilagyi, Director, Office of Deactivation and Decommissioning, U.S. Department of Energy

James Leatherwood, Director, Environmental Management Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Ann Bartuska, Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Margaret Cavanaugh, Deputy Assistant Director for Geosciences, National Science Foundation



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Appendix C Committee Meeting Agendas Open Sessions FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING September 20, 2011 The Dupont Circle Hotel 1500 New Hampshire Avenue, Washington, DC 20036 10:15 am Welcome and Introductions Thomas Graedel, Clifton R. Musser Professor of Industrial Ecology, Yale University; Chair of the National Research Council Committee on Sustainability Linkages in the Federal Government 10:30 am Charge from Sponsors  Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  Kai Lee, Program Officer, Conservation and Science Program, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (teleconference)  Thomas Grumbly, Vice President, Civil Government Programs, Lockheed Martin  Carl Shapiro, Senior Economist, U.S. Geological Survey  Andrew Szilagyi, Director, Office of Deactivation and Decommissioning, U.S. Department of Energy  James Leatherwood, Director, Environmental Management Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Ann Bartuska, Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics, U.S. Department of Agriculture  Margaret Cavanaugh, Deputy Assistant Director for Geosciences, National Science Foundation 112

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Appendix C 113  Larry Robinson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  Ellen Williams, Chief Scientist, BP  Marilu Hastings, Program Director, The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation (teleconference) 12:20 pm General Discussion and Q&A on Sponsor Perspectives 12:40 pm LUNCH 1:30 pm State and Local Government Perspective on Sustainability Linkages David Paylor, Director, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Howard Neukrug, Commissioner, City of Philadelphia 2:10 pm Industry Perspective on Sustainability Linkages Hank Habicht, Managing Partner, SAIL Capital Partners Edwin Pinero, Executive Vice President, Veolia Water North America (teleconference) 2:50 pm BREAK 3:05 pm Nongovernmental Perspective on Sustainability Linkages Rebecca Shaw, Associate Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund Marty Spitzer, World Wildlife Fund 3:45 pm National Perspective on Sustainability Linkages Sally Ericsson, Director, Natural Resource Programs, Office of Management and Budget Bruce Rodan, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Science and Technology Policy 4:25 pm Department of Defense Perspective on Sustainability Linkages Richard G. Kidd IV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, U.S. Department of Defense 4:40 pm Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to sustainability@nas.edu 5:15 pm Open Session Adjourns

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114 Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections & Governance Linkages SECOND COMMITTEE MEETING February 7-8, 2012 Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Located near the University of Washington Campus 17th Ave and 45th Street, NE Tuesday, February 7, 2012 9:00 am Welcome and Introductions Marina Moses, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, National Academies Julie Stein, Executive Director, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture 9:10 am Introduction to Linkages of Sustainability Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 9:30 am Overview of Sustainability Linkages in Coastal Systems Josh Baldi, Special Assistant to the Director, Washington State Department of Ecology Opportunities and Challenges to Puget Sound as a Coastal System Moderator: Robert Stephens, President, Multi-State Working Group on Environmental Performance 10:00 am Alan Durning, Executive Director and Founder, Sightline Institute 10:15 am Mike Grady, Transportation Branch Chief and Federal Green Challenge, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-NWR representative 10:30 am BREAK 10: 45 am Billy Frank, Jr., Chairman, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission 11:00 am Michael Rylko, Senior Technical Coordinator, Puget Sound National Estuary Program, EPA Region 10 11:15 am Panel Discussion 12:00 pm LUNCH BREAK

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Appendix C 115 Energy in the Pacific Northwest Moderator: Lisa Graumlich, Dean, College of the Environment, University of Washington 1:15 pm Chuck Clarke, Chief Executive Officer, Cascade Water Alliance 1:30 pm Angus Duncan, Founder and President, Bonneville Environmental Foundation 1:45 pm K.C. Golden, Policy Director, Climate Solutions 2:00 pm Phil Rockefeller, (Senator, D-Bainbridge Island), Northwest Power and Conservation Council 2:15 pm Panel Discussion 3:00 pm BREAK The Built Environment, Land Use, and Public Health around Puget Sound Moderator: Howard Frumkin, Dean, School of Public Health and Professor, University of Washington 3:15 pm Gene Duvernoy, President, Cascade Land Conservancy 3:30 pm Gerry O'Keefe, Executive Director, Puget Sound Partnership 3:45 pm David Fleming, Director and Health Officer, Seattle and King County 4:00 pm Panel Discussion 4:45 pm Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to sustainability@nas.edu 5:00 pm Meeting Wrap-up Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 5:15 pm Meeting Adjourns

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116 Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections & Governance Linkages Wednesday, February 8, 2012 9:00 am Welcome and Introduction to Linkages of Sustainability Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University Opportunities and Challenges to the Great Lakes as a Coastal System Moderator: Rich Moy, Commissioner, US Section of the International Joint Commission (IJC) 9:15 am Deborah L. Swackhamer, Professor, School of Public Health and Co-Director, Water Resources Center, University of Minnesota 9:30 am James P. Bruce, Co-Chair, Public Interest Advisory Group 9:45 am Hugh MacIsaac, Professor, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Invasive Species Research Chair, Director, Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network (CAISN) 10:00 am Roy Stein, Emeritus Professor, Aquatic Ecology Laboratory and Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University 10:15 am Panel Discussion 11:00 am BREAK and Closed Session for Committee Discussion Land Use, Built Environment, and the Great Lakes Regional Economy Moderator: Victoria Pebbles, Program Director, Great Lakes Commission 1:00 pm Jennifer Read, Acting Director, Michigan Seat Grant and Executive Director, Great Lakes Observing System (via teleconference) 1:15 pm Jim LaGro, Department of Regional and Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin 1:45 pm Nancy Frank, Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee 2:00 pm Panel Discussion 2:45 pm BREAK

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Appendix C 117 Management and Governance in the Great Lakes Region Moderator: Dave Naftzger, Executive Director, Council of Great Lakes Governors 3:00 pm Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the Administrator on Great Lakes, Environmental Protection Agency (via teleconference) 3:15 pm Dave Naftzger, Executive Director, Council of Great Lakes Governors 3:30 pm Victoria Pebbles, Program Director, Great Lakes Commission 3:45 pm Panel Discussion 4:00 pm Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to sustainability@nas.edu 4:45 pm Meeting Wrap-up Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 5:00 pm Open Session Adjourns THIRD COMMITTEE MEETING April 11-12, 2012 Courtyard Omaha Downtown/Old Market Area 101 South 10th Street Omaha, NE 68102 Wednesday, April 11, 2012 8:45 am Welcome and Introductions Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University Marina Moses, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, National Academies 9:00 am Overview of Sustainability Linkages in Nonurban Systems Lynn Scarlett, Resources for the Future Introduction to Sustainability Linkages in the Mojave Region 9:30 am Introduction to the Mojave Region Buford Crites, Former Mayor, Palm Desert, CA and Professor, College of the Desert

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118 Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections & Governance Linkages 9:45 am Introduction to Sustainability Linkages in the Mojave Desert Laura Crane, Director, Renewable Energy Initiative, The Nature Conservancy 10:00 am Q&A 10:20 am BREAK Interagency Coordination – Desert Managers Group Moderator: Robert Anex, Professor of Biological Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison 10:30 am Introduction to the Desert Managers Group Henri Bisson, Senior Advisor for Renewable Energy Development, Marstel Day, LLC and former Deputy Director for Operations, U.S. Department of the Interior 10:55 am Management across agency boundaries—obstacles and opportunities: USMC Perspective Pat Christman, Director, Western Region Environmental Office, U.S. Marine Corps 11:20 am Management across agency boundaries – obstacles and opportunities: DOI Perspective Russell Scofield, Coordinator, Desert Managers Group, U.S. Department of the Interior 11:55 am Panel response to questions from the committee Dennis Schramm, former Superintendent, Mojave National Preserve, National Park Service (via teleconference) 12:25 pm LUNCH Interagency Coordination – Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) Moderator: Robert Anex, Professor of Biological Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1:25 pm Overview of the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) Karen Scarborough, Landscape Architect, Former Undersecretary of the California Natural Resources Agency

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Appendix C 119 1:50 pm Management across agency boundaries – obstacles and opportunities Wayne Spencer, Lead Scientist and Science Facilitator to DRECP, Conservation Biology Institute 2:15 pm Panel response to question from the committee 2:45 pm BREAK 3:00 pm Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to sustainability@nas.edu 3:15 pm Meeting Wrap-up Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 3:30 pm Open Session Adjourns Thursday, April 12, 2012 8:45 am Welcome and Introductions Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University Marina Moses, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, National Academies Introduction to Sustainability Linkages in the Platte River Basin 9:00 am Introduction to the Platte River Basin—Brief History David Freeman, Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University 9:35 am Sustainability Linkages, Complexities, and Uncertainties in the Platte River Basin Chad Smith, Headwaters Corporation, Director of Natural Resources 10:10 am BREAK Resource Linkages and Competing Uses: Integrating Science and Action Moderator: Lynn Scarlett, Resources for the Future 10:30 am Adaptive Management as an Integrating Process Chad Smith, Director of Natural Resources, Headwaters Corporation

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120 Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections & Governance Linkages 10:55 am Integrating Science and Action: Fish & Wildlife Service Perspective Mike Thabault, Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Mountain-Prairie Region 11:20 am Panel response to questions from the committee 11:50 am LUNCH Interagency Coordination—Platte River Recovery Implementation Program and Governance Committee Moderator: Lynn Scarlett, Senior Visiting Scholar, Resources for the Future 12:45 pm Introduction: Platte River Recovery Implementation Program and Governance Committee Jerry Kenny, President and CEO, Headwaters Corporation; Executive Director, Platte River Recovery Implementation Program 1:10 pm Management across agency boundaries—obstacles and opportunities: Bureau of Reclamation Perspective Gary Campbell, Deputy Regional Director, Great Plains Regional Office, Bureau of Reclamation 1:35 pm Management across boundaries – obstacles and opportunities: Water User Perspective Don Kraus, Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District 2:00 pm Lessons Learned—A Decade of Evolving Governance David Freeman, Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University 2:25 pm Panel responses to questions from the committee 2:55 pm BREAK 3:05 pm Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to sustainability@nas.edu 3:15 pm Meeting Wrap-up Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 3:30 pm Open Session Adjourns

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Appendix C 121 FOURTH COMMITTEE MEETING June 11-12, 2012 Arizona State University (ASU) Wrigley Hall 800 S. Cady Mall Tempe, AZ 85287 June 11, 2012 8:30 am Welcome and Introductions; Discussion of Matrix and Framing Questions* Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University “Plenary” Session: Urban Sustainability and Linkages 9:00 am Urban Sustainability: Overview of Key Issues Including Energy Paulo Ferrao, Professor, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Technical University of Lisbon 9:30 am Forging Interagency Linkages on Sustainability Xavier Briggs, Associate Professor of Sociology and Urban Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Urban Sustainability and Linkages: Phoenix 10:00 am Overview of Sustainability Challenges in Phoenix Dan Childers, Professor, ASU School of Sustainability and Director, Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER 10:30 am Conservation of Threatened Species and Habitats Kimberly McCue, Program Director, Conservation of Threatened Species and Habitats, Desert Botanical Garden 11:00 am Urban Heat Islands and Public Health Diana Petitti, Professor, ASU’s Department of Biomedical Informatics 11:30 am Panel Discussion Moderator: Anna Palmisano, U.S. Department of Energy (retired) 12:00 pm LUNCH 1:00 pm Water Resources and Sustainability in Phoenix Ray Quay, ASU Decision Center for a Desert City and Former Assistant Director, Water Services, City of Phoenix 1:30 pm Design of the Urban Landscape Billie Turner, Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, ASU’s School of Geographical Sciences

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122 Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections & Governance Linkages 2:00 pm Overview of Current Sustainability Efforts in Phoenix Colin Tetreault, Senior Policy Advisor of Sustainability to Mayor Stanton 2:30 pm Panel Discussion Moderator: Paulo Ferrao, Professor, Technical University of Lisbon 3:00 pm Meeting Wrap-up Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 3:15 pm Open Session Adjourns June 12, 2012 7:00 am Meet in lobby of hotel for field trip to tour Phoenix (led by Dan Childers and Stevan Earl, ASU) ASU Wrigley Hall 10:15 am Welcome and Introductions; Discussion of Matrix and Framing Questions* Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University Urban Sustainability and Linkages: Philadelphia 10:30 am Overview of Sustainability Challenges in Philadelphia Mark Alan Hughes, Distinguished Senior Fellow, University of Pennsylvania 11:00 am Public Health Issues and Sustainability in Philadelphia Charles Branas, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Director of the Cartographic Modeling Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania 11:30 am Panel Discussion Moderator: Glen Daigger, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, CH2M HILL 12:00 pm LUNCH 1:00 pm Transportation Issues and Sustainability in Philadelphia Erik Johanson, Strategy and Sustainability Planner, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

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Appendix C 123 1:30 pm Water Resources and Sustainability in Philadelphia Christopher Crockett, Director of Planning & Research, Philadelphia Water Department (via teleconference) 2:00 pm Panel Discussion Moderator: Deborah Swackhamer, Professor, University of Minnesota 2:30 pm Meeting Wrap-up Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 3:00 pm Open Session Adjourns *Framing Questions 1. What are the barriers to linkages, integration and synergy among agencies supporting urban sustainability efforts? 2. What are positive examples of linkages among agencies that have promoted urban sustainability? 3. How can the Federal government facilitate improvement in linkages, integration and synergy to promote urban sustainability? 4. What research, development and demonstration projects are needed to achieve this goal? FIFTH COMMITTEE MEETING July 16-19, 2012 J. Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Center 314 Quissett Ave Falmouth, MA 02543 This meeting was closed in its entirely. SIXTH COMMITTEE MEETING October 11-12, 2012 Keck Center of the National Academies 500 Fifth St NW Washington, DC 20001 October 11, 2012 9:00 am Welcome and Introductions Dr. Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 9:15 am Forging Interagency Linkages on Sustainability: Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Perspective David Kaufman, Director, Office of Policy and Program Analysis, Federal Emergency Management Agency

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124 Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connections & Governance Linkages 9:45 am Forging Interagency Linkages on Sustainability: Department of Energy’s Perspective Mark Gilbertson, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Site Restoration, Office of Environmental Management, U.S. Department of Energy 10:15 am BREAK 10:30 am Public Administration Perspectives on Forging Interagency Linkages on Sustainability DeWitt John, Thomas F. Shannon Distinguished Lecturer in Environmental Studies, Bowdoin College 11:00 am Collaborative Governance and Sustainability Kirk Emerson, Professor of Practice in Collaborative Governance, University of Arizona 11:30 am Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to sustainability@nas.edu 12:20 pm Meeting Wrap-up Thomas Graedel, Committee Chair, Yale University 12:30 pm Open Session Adjourns