Green Ribbon Environmental Committee

The Green Ribbon Environmental Committee seeks to increase public participation in energy conservation and sustainable practices, helping the City serve the community through advancing environmental policy initiatives and programs. The Committee is supported by the Public Works Department. It advises the City Council on matters related to climate protection, energy, recycling and waste management, sustainability, transportation, and water, as well as environmental and energy goals that are stated in the General Plan and related documents.

The Committee meets quarterly on the second Monday of the appropriate month, or as needed, at 4:30 p.m. at Irvine City Hall. View meeting agendas and minutes here

Meeting Dates for 2021:

  • February 8
  • May 10
  • August 9
  • November 8

Committee members:

  • Chair Farrah N. Khan (Mayor, appointed by City Council)
  • Vice Chair Senait Forthal (Appointed by Mayor Farrah N. Khan) 
  • Dr. Kathleen Treseder (Member-at-large, appointed by City Council)
  • Dr. Kevork Abazajian (Appointed by Councilmember Larry Agran)
  • Dr. Steven Allison (Appointed by Vice Mayor Tammy Kim)
  • Tammy Kim (Vice Mayor, appointed by City Council)
  • Christine Knowland (Planning Commissioner, appointed by Planning Commission)
  • Dr. Bemmy Maharramli (Member-at-large, appointed by City Council)
  • Scott Schultz (Appointed by Councilmember Mike Carroll)
  • William Von Blasingame (Appointed by Councilmember Kuo)