Sustainability Advisory Board

The Sustainability Advisory Board makes recommendations to the City Council on plans and programs that help combat climate change and strengthen the community’s resilience to climate impacts.  This group is guided by the Lake Oswego Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.

Meeting Information

The Sustainability Advisory Board meets on the third Monday of every month at 6:30pm.  Meeting locations vary, please check the ‘Upcoming Events’ panel on this page for details.

Eligibility & Membership

The Sustainability Advisory Board consists of seven regular members serving staggered three-year terms, plus two youth members appointed to a one-year term.  All members must live or work within the Lake Oswego Urban Services Boundary.  To see the Urban Service Boundary on LOMap, click 'Layers', then 'Boundaries', then 'USB'.

2023-24 Members

Co-Chair - Jay Hamachek (term expires 6/26)
Co-Chair - Whitney Street (term expires 6/26)
Buzz Chandler (term expires 6/24)
Matt Schaeffer (term expires 6/24)
Kara Orvieto Ashley (term expires 6/25)
Robin Palao Bastardes (term expires 6/25)
Mark Puhlman (term expires 6/26)

Youth Member – Nathan Chen (term expires 6/24)
Youth Member – Margaux McCloskey (term expires 6/24)

Alternate – Jeanne Enders (term expires 6/24)
Alternate – Matthew Coleman (term expires 6/24)

City Council Liaison – Trudy Corrigan
Staff Liaison – Amanda Watson, Sustainability Program Manager

News & Announcements

City Council Confirms 2023 Board & Commission Appointments


On Tuesday, June 27th, 2023 the Lake Oswego City Council voted unanimously to confirm 54 appointments to the City’s ten Advisory Boards and Commissions.

Read More about City Council Confirms 2023 Board & Commission Appointments
Contact Information

Amanda Watson
Sustainability Program Manager

Upcoming Events

Sustainability Advisory Board

Jun 17 2024 - 6:30pm

Sustainability Advisory Board

Jul 15 2024 - 6:30pm

Sustainability Advisory Board

Aug 19 2024 - 6:30pm

Sustainability Advisory Board

Sep 16 2024 - 6:30pm

Sustainability Advisory Board

Oct 21 2024 - 6:30pm

Sustainability Advisory Board

Nov 18 2024 - 6:30pm


Board Memos and Resources:

Sustainability Advisory Board 2022 Goals Memo
SAB Memo for Council Study Session on Climate Action Planning (2021)
SAB White Paper on Gas-Powered Landscaping Equipment (2019)
Sustainability Advisory Board 2023 Goals Memo
Sustainability Advisory Board 2020 Goals Memo