Archive Tag: Structure

Sparking a Regional Conversation panel from the #SustainLACo kick-off event
Cassie Rauser

The Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office hosted a #SustainLACo kick-off event on November 16, 2017 at the L.A. County Natural History Museum to mark the beginning of the development of a countywide sustainability plan. Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and the County’s first Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero kicked off the morning by Read more

Chancellor Gene Block (right) and Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti (left) in conversation during the L.A. Sustainability Leadership Council’s second meeting on October, 11, 2017 hosted at UCLA.
Alex Choy

There was energy in the room as the L.A. Sustainability Leadership Council, co-chaired by Chancellor Gene Block and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, held its second meeting on October 11th this time at UCLA. The meeting highlighted sustainability progress throughout Los Angeles region and sparked ideas around future Read more

Cristin Dorgelo (left), with Jennifer Lyon Gardner, PhD, CRA, (second to left) Michelle Popowitz, JD, MPH, (second to right) and Casandra Rauser, PhD, (right) presented during a panel session titled,“The Marathon that Feels Like a Sprint: Executing Successful ‘Grand Challenge’ Initiatives” at the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) conference.
UCLA Grand Challenges

On May 9, 2017, UCLA Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Executive Director for UCLA Grand Challenges Michelle Popowitz, JD, MPH, and Director of the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Casandra Rauser, PhD, participated in a panel at the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP) conference in Boulder.  The conference, themed “Creating Excellence through Strategic Research Read more

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pictured with UCLA Chancellor Gene Block.

On Friday, April 28, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and UCLA Chancellor Gene Block convened the newly formed L.A. Sustainability Leadership Council.  This council demonstrates the partnership between the City of Los Angeles and UCLA to advance sustainability goals for the region, as outlined in the Sustainable City pLAn and the UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Five-Year Work Plan. Members of this new Leadership Council include prominent business, academic, and Read more