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Posted on: October 19, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Green Initiative Team (GIT) Vacancy

The Green Initiative Team (GIT) is currently seeking a City resident to serve on this committee.


Green Initiative Team (GIT) Vacancy

Frederick, MD – October 19, 2015: The Green Initiative Team (GIT) is currently seeking a City resident to serve on this committee.

The role of the Green Initiative Team (GIT) is to lead and coordinate the sustainability activities of the community through the Sustainable Maryland Certified Program. Sustainable Maryland Certified is a new initiative of the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland (EFC) designed to support Maryland's 157 municipalities as they look for cost-effective and strategic ways to protect their natural assets and revitalize their communities. Using best practices in resource areas like water, energy, land use, health, food, and economy, a municipality can earn points toward sustainability certification.

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen adopted Resolution 11-17 in support of the Sustainable Maryland Certified program. The Sustainable Maryland Certified Program web site is:

Interested individuals should be City residents. Individuals who have experience in the green energy or transportation, food and nutrition, green building design or other sustainable practices are encouraged to apply.

For additional information regarding the Green Initiative Team (GIT), please contact Jenny Willoughby, Sustainability Manager, at 301.600.2843 or

Please send a letter of interest and recent resume to Amber Grimes, Commission Coordinator, at 101 North Court Street, Frederick, MD 21701 or email by COB on Tuesday, October 30, 2015.


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