The Environmental Management Commission shall promote environmental awareness and resource efficiency to the City's elected leaders and staff, to assist the progress of Kansas City toward sustainability.
- Review the plans, budgets, programs and actions of the city which substantially impacts the city's environment.
- Provide for the preparation of a comprehensive plan for addressing the long term environmental needs of the city.
- Monitor the city's actions for compliance with state and federal environmental laws and regulations.
The Environmental Management Commission encourages anyone to observe meetings and to participate in its efforts.
When: Second Wednesday of each month, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
Where: KCMO Health Department - 2400 Troost Ave -- Suite 4600.
NOTE: For questions about the meeting please call 816-513-3452.
Members of the Environmental Management Comission (EMC)
There are 17 members of the EMC, each of whom is appointed by the Mayor for a 3-year term and serves until replaced. Updated June 1, 2019. *Annual conflict of interest disclosure is required for each member
|Commissioner||Liaison To||Term of Service|
|Ms. Carol Adams, Co-Chair||Air Quality Forum; Transportation 2050 Plan||7/31/19|
|Mr. Bob Berkebile, Co-Chair||Climate Protection Steering Committee||7/31/19|
|D. Jensen Adams||Education; Waste Management District||8/22/21|
|Caroline Davies||Volker Hub; City Council Airport Committee; KCStat - Neighborhoods and Healthy Communities||8/22/21|
|Gloria Ortiz Fisher||City Council Housing Committee; KCStat - Housing||8/22/21|
|Michael Kelley||MARC Sustainable Policy Committee||9/27/21|
|Scott Klamm||Volker Hub||8/01/21|
|Nathan Madden||City Council Neighborhoods & Public Safety Committee||10/08/21|
|Margarethe (Meggie) Mapes||8/08/21|
|Joseph Nickels||LEED Standards Committee||10/15/21|
|Erika O'Shea||City Council and KCStat - Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee||4/04/22|
|Duvel (DJ) Pierre||Housing Policy Task Force||8/22/21|
Would you like to become a member? Apply to become a member of the Environmental Management commission appointed by the Office of the Mayor.