For a Greener, Cleaner Columbia

We here in Columbia have a shared responsibility to protect the environment for future generations, and that’s what the Climate Change & Sustainability Advisory Committee (CCSAC) is all about.

This committee is looking for new members! Members must have professional experience in a relevant field, such as sustainability, environmental science, community engagement, etc.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume summarizing your passion and prior experience to


Chair: Kim Pezza

Vice Chair: TBA

CA liaison: Jeremy Scharfenberg 

CA Board of Directors liaison: Skye Anderson

Drawing on their knowledge and background in the subject matter, CCSAC members support CA’s efforts to address the ongoing threat of climate change. This includes advising on topics like energy efficiency, waste management and water quality. The CCSAC also works to provide education around clean energy practices and was a critical piece of a recent effort to assess climate vulnerabilities throughout the community

Click here to read the CCSAC charter.

Meetings / Sessions

The CCSAC typically meets on the second Wednesday of every month from 7-8:30pm. Members also participate in sub-committee meetings on a regular basis.

Meeting Title Location Date Agenda
Climate Change & Sustainability Advisory Committee – September 2023 TBA 09/13/2023
Climate Change & Sustainability Advisory Committee – October 2023 TBA 10/11/2023
Climate Change & Sustainability Advisory Committee – November 2023 TBA 11/08/2023
Climate Change & Sustainability Advisory Committee – December 2023 TBA 12/13/2023

Request a File

If you are looking for a file and you cannot locate it, please fill out the file request form below and we will send it to you as soon as we can.

Request Form - Committee Files