Environmental & Sustainability Board

The Environmental and Sustainability Board, formerly as the Environmental Board, is a volunteer board consisting of seven voting members, to include five citizen appointees and two City Council liaisons, who serve as Chair and Vice Chair.  The Environmental & Sustainability Board is empowered and has the duty to:

(a) Provide advice and monitor the City's comprehensive Sustainability Master Plan that incorporates water and energy conservation, resource recovery/waste management, renewable/recycle products, air quality, mobility and other pertinent issues that affect the overall sustainability, economic, ecological and social environments of Huntington Beach. 

(d) Perform such other duties as may from time to time be properly assigned or delegated to it by the City Council.

Meeting Dates and Times

The Board meets the second Wednesday of every other month (Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec.) at 6:00 pm in Room B-8, Lower Level of City Hall. The public is invited to attend and more information about the meeting can be found on each Agenda. 

Agenda and Minutes


Board Members

The Board consists of seven members: (5) citizen appointees and (2) Council Liaisons.  Council Liaisons serve this Board as Chair and Vice Chair. 

Councilmember Dan Kalmick, Chair  Councilmember Natalie Moser, Vice Chair
Oscar Rodriguez, Planning Commission Liaison Bud Benneman
Eric Bornstein KC Fockler
Kathleen McGowan Joan Siegal


In the event a member retires or is unable to complete his / her term, an appointment shall be made to fill the remainder of the unexpired term.  For current vacancies, check out the Notice of Vacancies page.

To apply to become a member, please fill out the Boards & Commission Application.

Council Liaisons

Council Member Dan Kalmick
Council Member Natalie Moser
The Planning Commission liaisons are Commissioners Oscar Rodriguez and Brendon Perkins. 

Staff Liaison

The Office of City Manager is responsible for staffing the Environmental & Sustainability Board. The staff liaisons are Catherine Jun and Shannon Levin.  For further information, call (714) 536-5237.

Sustainability Master Plan (SMP)

Programs & Reports 

Did you know?

Huntington Beach has 75 parks and these parks have 754 acres!  You can find information about the City parks by viewing our City Parks Locator.

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