The Commission consists of fifteen (15) citizens appointed by the City Council. Appointments are for a term of three (3) years. Currently, there are three vacancies. Here's how to apply to the Commission.
The following are current EQC members:
Jeremy Stapleton, EQC Chair
Profession: Director and Urban Designer, Synergy Design Lab, and
Grand Canyon Guide
Environmental Interests: Biomimicry, Living Streets, Green Infrastructure, Sustainable resource Management, connections with nature
Jessica L. Garcia, EQC Vice Chair
Profession: Architecture (CSI, LEED AP)
Environmental Interests: Helping to ensure the City of Phoenix and the State of Arizona is safer, healthier and more prosperous for future generations.
Profession: President, CBN Building Maintenance
Environmental Interests: Indoor Air quality; air quality and disease; recycling issues; nuclear power; alternative transportation (bicycling)
Profession: Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President, Mobile Mini Inc.
Environmental Interests: Sustainability,
water conservation, recycling, green buildings/space
Caroline Lobo, PhD
Environmental Interests: Sustainable communities, green buildings, environmental education
Eric J. Mears, R.G.
Profession: Vice President, Mining Services, Haley & Aldrich, Inc.
Environmental Interests: Public-private partnerships in sustainable development, water resources, and environmental management.
Profession: Partner, Summit Consulting Group
Environmental Interests: Renewable energy, water issues
Talia J. Offord
Profession: Attorney, Schneider & Onofry, P.C.
Environmental Interests: Air, water, and waste issues; land use, green building and development, sustainability, energy, environmental codes and regulations
Profession: Restaurant Owner, Circle H Barbecue, and Copper Star Coffee
Environmental Interests: Renewable energy, recycling
Profession: Corporate Counsel, Rural/Metro Corporation
Environmental Interests: Water conservation issues, sustainable and smart growth, recycling efforts
Penny Allee Taylor
Profession: Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy, Valley of the Sun United Way
Environmental Interests: Air, water, and land issues