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MELAB Meeting Thursday May 11, 2017

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Location: Lewis & Clark State Office Building, Nightingale Creek Room

Lewis and Clark Office Building

Map it: Lewis and Clark State Office Building (DNR)


Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Meeting Objectives

  1. Increase participants’ awareness and knowledge of what others are doing in Missouri
  2. Increase the number of acquaintances or contacts each person has
  3. Work on common goals and objectives identified at previous meetings: Missouri Green Schools progam, Career Pathways for Youth, Stewardship

Meeting Schedule

Attendees (expected)

  1. Jensen Adams - Kansas City Schools
  2. Katie Belisls-Iffrig - Code Green
  3. Brandi Cartwright - Rain Tree School
  4. Carol Davit - Missouri Praririe Foundation
  5. JoAnn Dennings - Missouri Recycling Association
  6. Susan Flowers - Tyson Research Institute
  7. Katherine Golden - Missouri Botanical Garden
  8. Hope Gribble - U.S. Green Building Council-MO Gateway Chapter
  9. Makia Hoorman - MU Parks, Recreation & Tourism
  10. Rob Hunt - Missouri Department of Natural Resources
  11. Jennifer Grabner - Southern Boone Learning Garden
  12. Anne Marie Lodholz - St. Louis University HS
  13. Srinivasan Raghavan (Raghu) - University of Missouri Sustainability Office
  14. Jennifer Sampsell - Conservation Federation of Missouri
  15. Jan Weaver - Missouri Environmental Education Association
  16. Tom Zinselmeyer - St. Louis University HS

Can't Make it

  1. Barbara Buffaloe - Columbia Sustainability Office
  2. Deborah Champagne
  3. Erica Cox - Missouri Project WET, Project Learning Tree
  4. Theresa Davidson - Mark Twain National Forest
  5. Laurie Duncan - Springfield Sustainability Office
  6. Amber Edwards - Prairie Fork
  7. Matt Riggs - MARC
  8. Kerry Stevison - St. Louis Science Center
  9. Jean Turney - Forest Park Forever
  10. Amanda Walker - Mark Twain National Forest

Notes from work groups (see previous meeting notes here)

Green Schools - Review set up of Green Schools Program on the website (coming) and develop a plan for engaging schools in the program


Leadership and Careers - Follow up on previous meeting's goals


Stewardship - Follow up on previous meeting's goals