Ever wondered what it’s like to bridge theory, policy, and practice? Join this presentation from the City’s Sustainability Director, Missy Stults, to understand more about what the City of Ann Arbor is doing to achieve their goal of achieving a just transition to community-wide carbon neutrality. The discussion will center on the City’s efforts, getting feedback from stakeholders, and exploring how the City’s work integrates with promising practices emerging around the country.
Dr. Missy Stults is the Sustainability and Innovations Manager for the City of Ann Arbor. In this role, she works with all city operations, residents, businesses, the University of Michigan, nonprofits, and others to make Ann Arbor one of the most sustainable and equitable cities in America. Prior to joining the City, Missy worked with local governments and indigenous communities around the nation to advance their climate and sustainability goals, including during her time as the Climate Director at ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability and as a consultant to philanthropic organizations. Missy has a PhD in urban resilience from the University of Michigan, a Masters in Climate and Society from Columbia University, and undergraduate degrees in Marine Biology and Environmental Science from the University of New England.