Cool Davis Welcomes New Board Member: Jessica Jones
Cool Davis welcomes new board member, and Community Relations subcommittee member, Jessica Jones!
Jessica has a decade of experience working on environmental and social policies and programs for educational institutions and local government. She is passionate about sustainability and has focused her efforts on making institutions more environmentally friendly. She has a wide array of environmental policy and community engagement experience.
While a student at Santa Rosa Junior College Jessica spearheaded an effort to have the superintendent sign an international declaration of sustainability. While a student at UC Davis she worked with a trustee to develop and adopt the first Environmental Purchasing Guideline for the Sonoma County Office of Education. Other efforts have included helping Sonoma County ban plastic bags and advocating for community choice aggregation. Jessica has also had the opportunity to serve as an intern with CalRecycle, where she created a webpage on Environmental Procurement Resources for Schools.
Jessica graduated with high honors from UC Davis and a Bachelors of Science in Community and Regional Development with an emphasis in Environmental Policy.
Jessica currently serves as the assistant deputy for Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor.
To learn more about the Cool Davis board, visit our Board of Directors page.
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Davis neighbors this is a super opportunity! Learn about improving personal and community resiliency! Sep 26 · Driving on Sunshine: Solar, Batteries, and Electric Vehicles - Nextdoor https://nextdoor.com/events/3712922?init_source=twitter_share
In 2010, Davis became first city in CA to commit to carbon neutrality. We can proudly say that we have joined together with hundreds of volunteers to assist thousands of residents to to achieve that goal. Celebrate, then make a plan for your next steps. http://www.cooldavis.org/cool-solutions
Driving on Sunshine plans sparking! 2 local webinars, at least 12 home video tours, and scores of national-level FREE opportunities. Incentives for solar, batteries, and used and new electric vehicles still substantial! @DavisCity @VCleanEnergy @sacev
Driving on Sunshine Week: Program and Resources - Cool Davis
Driving on Sunshine Program and Videos Sept 26th - Oct 4th, 2020 ONLINE and FREE
By the 2040 to 2070 period, the Sacramento Region will experience as many as 24 to 35 extreme heat days per year, up from 3-4 days historically. We are already seeing record heat waves this year. @cap_climate UHI mitigation report shares solutions: https://bit.ly/31U1jb4
Although anyone can suffer from heat-related illness, some people are at greater risk than others. Check regularly on:
-Infants & children
-Ppl aged 65 or older
-Ppl who have a mental illness
-Ppl who are physically ill, especially w/heart disease or ⬆️ blood pressure