Green Festival Speakers

Suzanne Carlson


Suzanne Carlson is Director of Environmental Affairs at Chicago Public Schools (CPS). She launched and implements" target="_blank">CPS’ Environmental Action Plan for its 650 schools. Ms. Carlson has worked on transportation, climate change, energy policy and youth engagement in Seattle and Chicago and has a Masters in Public Administration. She is on the Board of Directors of West Town Bikes; Mayor’s Nature and Wildlife Commission; Mayor’s Parks and Open Space Commission; and US Green Building Council LEED for Existing Buildings – Schools Working Group.