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U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon–Green Strides Best Practices Tour Attendees

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Green Ribbon-Green Strides Best Practices Tour
September 5, 2014

Healthy Schools, High-Achieving Students

ATTENDEES (ongoing list):

Federal level

Andrea Suarez Falken, Director of U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

Richard Hartley, Food and Nutrition Service SE region, U.S. Department of Agriculture

State of Florida

Greg Ira, Director, Office of Environmental Education and Sustainable Initiatives, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Mindy Haas, President, Florida PTA

Dr. Jonathan P. Keener, Director, STEM Programs, Florida Department of Education

Penny Taylor, Director, Healthy Schools, Florida Department of Education

Dr. Faith Oi, Director, Florida Integrated Pest Management Program, University of Florida

Dr. Sandra Whitehead, Director of Healthy Community Design, Division of Community Health Promotion, Florida Department of Health

Melodie Griffin, State Coordinator, Florida Action for Healthy Kids

Tim Center, Executive Director, Sustainable Florida

Romina Sola, Environmental Education Specialist, Office of Environmental Education and Sustainable Initiatives, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Broward County

Robert Runcie, Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools

Brian Kingsley, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Chief Academic Officer

Patricia Good, School Board of Broward County (SBBC) Chair, District 2

Ann Murray, District 1,  SBBC Board Member

Heather P. Brinkworth, District 3, SBBC Board Member

Laurie Rich Levinson, District 6, SBBC Board Member

Christine Semisch, Director, BCPS Office of School Performance and Accountability (OSPA)

Guy Barmoha, Director, BCPS Math, Science and Gifted Department

Dr. Jennifer L. Jurado, Director, Broward County Environmental Planning & Community Resilience Division

Anthony Vomero, D.C., Environmental Administrator, Florida Department of Health in Broward County

Kevin Biederman, Commissioner  District 5, City of Hollywood

Matthew Gouthro, President of the Driftwood Civic Association

Kalebra Jacobs-Reed, Broward Teachers’ Union First Vice President

For more information on the Green Ribbon-Green Strides Best Practices Tour, please contact Dr. Lisa Milenkovic, Science Supervisor, at 754-321-2119 or

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