Sustainability Commission

General Overview

  • The Sustainability Commission consists of seven Council-appointed citizens. The commission serves in an advisory and working capacity to recommend and coordinate activities in concert with the Flagstaff Sustainability Program. View the ordinance that established the Commission.
  • Among the Commission's directives are the promotion of sustainable practices in all spheres of life and educating Flagstaff citizens. The City of Flagstaff wishes to thank the members of the Commission for their dedication.
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Apply to serve on the Sustainability Commission!

There is currently one opening on the Commission.

If you are interested in serving on the commission, please complete the City's online Commission application form (or click here to access a printable copy). If the application is received after the Commission is fully seated, applications will be kept on file with the City Clerk's office until a commission seat becomes available. Applicants are encouraged to apply by October 18th.

Commissioner Requirements
All City commission members must live within City limits at the time of their appointment and for the full duration of their term in office. Appointments are approved at public meetings and individuals are selected solely at the discretion of the City Council. The members of the City's boards and commissions are appointed by the City Council to three-year terms.

Current Commission members:

  • Brian Petersen, Chair
  • David R. McCain, Vice Chair
  • Eli Chamberlain
  • Breanna Guzman
  •  Dara Marks-Marino
  •  Kevin White


Meetings, Agendas, and Minutes


Sustainability Commission meetings are open to the public and held on the fourth Thursday of every month at 4:30 pm in Flagstaff City Hall.

The meetings are also 
live streamed during each meeting. Recordings of each meeting are also available through the streaming page - click on 'Commissions' and scroll through the recordings, which are listed chronologically, to find Sustainability Commission recordings.