Thursday, March 24, 2022 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Mike Hunninghake 
Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland 
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2nd City of Gaithersburg
 Sustainability Summit for Homeowners and Civic Associations

Are you a City of Gaithersburg HOA or civic association resident or board member? Do you care about your community's health and want to keep your neighborhood clean and "green"?

Sustainable Maryland is pleased to invite you to the VIRTUAL City of Gaithersburg Sustainability Summit for Homeowners and Civic Associations!

Residents and board members of homeowners and civic associations in the City of Gaithersburg will learn about how they can organize their communities to become sustainable, and hear from community Green Teams that are doing this work already. Presentations will include: UMD's Sustainable Maryland program; County staff; and local Green Teams.


6:30 – 6:40pm:  Welcome from the City of Gaithersburg

 Speaker: Mayor Jud Ashman

6:40 – 7:55pm:  Overview: Sustainable Maryland Residential Action Framework

Speaker: Mike Hunninghake, Sustainable Maryland             

6:55 – 7:25pm:  Spotlight: A Green Team in Practice

Speakers: Susan Pourian (Chair, Parkside Green – Parkside HOA, Bethesda) and Alex Stavitzky-Zeineddin (Green Team Chair, Kentlands Go Green, Kentlands Citizens Assembly) 

7:25 – 7:30pm:  Stretch Break

7:30 – 7:50pm:  Building a Strong Network of Sustainability Champions

Breakout Room Discussions

7:50 – 8:10pm:  Supporting Sustainability through Community-Driven Stormwater Action

Speaker: Michael Weyand, Watershed Restoration Specialist, City of Gaithersburg                                  

8:10– 8:25pm:  Moving Forward: Expanding Green Teams in Gaithersburg   

Speaker: Natalia Sanchez, Sustainable Maryland 

8:25- 8:30pm:  Wrap Up /Next Steps