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January 15 – Janet Dougherty and Susan Glickman

On January 15th, Tampa Tiger Bay Club presented a program focusing on environmental issues facing our county and state. Our latest “can’t miss” event was covered by www.SaintPetersBlog.com. It was a great event with over 100 attendees! The program featured Janet Dougherty and Susan Glickman.

Ms. Dougherty is Hillsborough County’s Environmental Protection Commission Executive Director. 

Janet Dougherty

Janet Dougherty

The EPC was created in 1967 by special act of the Florida Legislature to control and regulate activities, which are or may reasonably be expected to cause pollution or contamination of air, water, soil and property, or cause excessive and unnecessary noise. Ms. Dougherty is charged with promoting their mission of protecting the natural resources, environment, and quality of life in Hillsborough County.

Ms. Glickman is the Florida Director for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and is actively working on the Floridians for Solar Choice constitutional amendment.

Susan Glickman

Susan Glickman

Susan has worked with Southern Alliance for Clean Energy since 2001 as a consultant and lobbyist and was named Florida Director in August 2013. Susan has a background in running political campaigns and also directs SACE’s Action Fund in the Sunshine State. A native of Florida, Susan has consulted with many national organizations such as Natural Resources Defense Council, Ceres, Advanced Energy Economy, Union of Concerned Scientists, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Vote Solar, Clean Energy Group, Environmental Defense Fund and Clean Air Task Force. She developed and directed The Florida Business Network for a Clean Energy Economy, a coalition of business leaders working together to advance the clean energy economy.

Susan was recently appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Florida Commission on Volunteer Service. She was Founding Chair of The Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Susan grew up in Tampa, attending St. John’s Episcopal Day School and Academy of the Holy Names. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech from the University of Texas at Austin and an A.A. from Florida State University. Susan resides in Belleair Beach on Florida’s central Gulf coast.

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