Sustainability as Strategy in the U.S. Armed Forces
Brigadier General Tracy Norris
- Deputy Assistant Adjutant General – Army, Texas Military Forces
Colonel Michaelle Munger
- Deputy Director, Real Property Maintenance
- Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness Programming and Resources
Colonel Mary Williams-Lynch
- Chief, Army Environmental Programs
- Office of the Chief of Staff for Installations Management
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Joe Knott
- Director, Military Partnerships
- Compatible Lands Foundation
In celebration of Veteran's Day and ASU's Salute to Service week, the Wrigley Institute is proud to host four decorated military officers for a discussion about sustainability leadership and the military's sustainability initiatives.
Brigadier General Tracy Norris began her military career in 1984 with an Army ROTC scholarship. Most recently, she served as the Director of the Construction and Facilities Management Office for the Texas Army National Guard and the battalion commander of the 176th Engineer Brigade. She was promoted to Brigadier General in 2016.
Colonel Michaelle Munger is assigned to the Pentagon, where she champions joint military construction opportunities and serves on the Department of Defense Climate Change Action Working Group. Previously, she managed the Army’s Cleanup and Restoration program as a resources program manager and commanded a budget of over $110 million.
Colonel Mary Williams-Lynch serves as the Chief of the Army Environmental Programs, located in the Pentagon. Earlier assignments include: Garrison Commander of the Camp Navajo Maneuver Training Center in Flagstaff; deployment with the 101st Combined Joint Task Force to Afghanistan; and Army Legislative Liaison Officer for senior Pentagon officials working with Congress on environmental policy.
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Joe Knott’s last military assignment was managing the Army National Guard's sustainability planning. Earlier assignments included managing the Army Compatible Use Buffer program which, under his leadership, conserved over 70,000 acres of green space across the U.S. He is a 2013 White House Champion of Change award recipient and is pursuing his PhD in Sustainability at ASU’s School of Sustainability.
Light refreshments served.
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3:00 - 5:00 p.m.