The City of Milwaukee would like to thank and acknowledge the following individuals for their service to the community and extensive contributions to completing this Sustainability Plan. Without their guidance, expertise and resources, ReFresh Milwaukee would not have been successfully launched.

Green Team
  • Chair, Matt Howard (City of Milwaukee, Office of Environmental Sustainability)
  • Vice Chair, Michelle Mason (ASQ)
  • Larry Adams (Walnut Way Conservation Corp)
  • Earl Buford (Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/BIG STEP)
  • Marcia Caton Campbell (Center for Resilient Cities)
  • Preston Cole (City of Milwaukee, Department of Public Works)
  • Pam Fendt (Laborers' International Union of North America)
  • Kimberly Gleffe (River Revitalization Foundation)
  • Dennis Grzezinski (Midwest Environmental Advocates)
  • Juli Kaufmann (Fix Development LLC)
  • Vanessa Koste (City of Milwaukee, Department of City Development)
  • Peter McAvoy (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences)
  • David Misky (Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee)
  • Jeffrey Polenske (City of Milwaukee, Department of Public Works)
Ex Officio
  • Steve Adams (Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission)
  • Gordie Bennett (Milwaukee County, Department of Administrative Services)
  • Mike Hahn (Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission)
  • Karen Sands (Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District)
  • Erick Shambarger (City of Milwaukee, Office of Environmental Sustainability)
  • Nelson Soler (Multicultural Entrepreneurial Institute)
CH2M HILL
  • Andrea Gardner
  • Cynthia Nemke
  • Akima Cornell
City Staff, Writers, Designers and Communications Volunteers
  • Nicole Budzban (City of Milwaukee, City Clerk's Office)
  • Libby Chappel (City of Milwaukee, Office of Environmental Sustainability Intern)
  • Amy Heart (City of Milwaukee, Office of Environmental Sustainability)
  • Lauren Hildreth (Communications Volunteer)
  • Tina Klose (City of Milwaukee, City Clerk's Office)
  • Kimberly Kujoth (City of Milwaukee, Department of Public Works)
  • Tim McCollow (City of Milwaukee, Office of Environmental Sustainability)
  • Matthew Rochte (Opportunity Sustainability)
Funders
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, U.S. Department of Energy EECBG Grant
  • The Brico Fund