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Our Partners

At its formation, Resilient Virginia initially engaged the support and participation of the Governor’s office, particularly the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, which was a major supporter of the 2017 Resilient Virginia Conference. We have also worked with the State Secretariats in the Natural Resources, Agriculture and Forestry, and Energy areas.

Resilient Virginia’s goal is to engage key stakeholder groups around the state. Our partners for program development include local governments and planning district commissions, state government agencies, K–12 and higher education academic institutions, national organizations, major corporations and local businesses, and community organizations. Organizations that Resilient Virginia works with include:

  • Local public sector representatives, including planning district commissions, city and county governments, emergency management departments, and the state-level associations, Virginia Municipal League (VML) and the Virginia Association of Counties (VACO).
  • State agencies with related programs, which include environment, energy, emergency management, agriculture, health, transportation, and economic and community development.
  • Private sector representatives, including resiliency consultants and trade associations such as those representing civil engineers, water and wastewater companies, emergency management, the Green Building industry, and the energy industry.
  • NGOs that work in related areas including agriculture groups, clean energy and environmental organizations, health and social welfare groups, and environmental justice, grassroots sustainability and affordable housing organizations.
  • Academic institutions, including the major state universities, the community college system, and private universities, as well as maintaining the capacity to engage with the K-12 school districts.

Resilient Virginia also has assembled an Advisory Committee to provide program and development assistance from a range of resiliency-related perspectives.

Resilient Virginia Advisory Committee – 2021

Elizabeth A. Andrews
Professor of the Practice and Director
Virginia Coastal Policy Center
William & Mary Law School

Sharon Baxter
Director, Division of Environmental Enhancement
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Robin Jones
Project Manager, Energy Division
Virginia Division of Mines, Minerals and Energy

Denise Nelson, P.E., CFM, ENV SP, LEED AP
Environmental Engineer
Launch! Consulting

Ann C. Phillips
Rear Admiral, US Navy (Ret.)
Special Assistant for Coastal Adaptation and Protection
Office of the Governor of Virginia

Henry (Speaker) R. Pollard, Attorney
Partner
Williams Mullen

Cliona Mary Robb, LEED AP
Director
Thompson McMullan

You are invited to partner with Resilient Virginia as a Board Member, Advisory Committee Member, or Conference Planning Committee Member by contacting Annette Osso.

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  • National Clean Energy Week 2022
    Date: September 26, 2022
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    National Clean Energy Week brings together government officials, industry associations, businesses, non-profits, and advocates in the clean energy space across America. This weeklong recognition honors clean energy contributions to America’s economic strength and…

  • Energy Innovation Showcase
    Date: September 26, 2022
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    Join CEBN on September 26th to kick off National Clean Energy Week with a celebration of energy innovation!

    Learn more and register here.

  • Policy Makers Symposium
    Date: September 27, 2022
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    Your all-access pass to the online Policy Makers Symposium will allow you to view all of the event live or the recorded On-Demand Videos from all of the live keynote addresses and panel discussions…

  • Southeast Climate Monthly Webinar Series: USGS Next Generation Update
    Date: September 27, 2022
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    The Southeast Climate monthly webinar series is held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am ET. This series is hosted by the Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC), the National Integrated…

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