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'.

2022-23 Members

Co-Chair - Buzz Chandler (term expires 6/24)
Co-Chair - Jay Hamachek (term expires 6/26)
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)
Whitney Street (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 – Mayor Joe Buck
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.

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