Sustainability Division Director for Salt Lake City Sustainability
– Moving the Needle: Innovative Climate Solutions for Communities
Debbie Lyons currently serves as the Sustainability Division Director for Salt Lake City. In this role, she oversees Salt Lake City’s Sustainability programs, which includes initiatives to transition our community to 100% renewable energy, reducing carbon emissions that lead to climate change, conserving resources, and reducing air pollution. She also oversees the City’s efforts to engage the community on all sustainability matters. She has been working on environmental programs and policies for Salt Lake City for the past 20 years. Debbie holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety from Brigham Young University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree with an emphasis on sustainability from the Harvard Extension School.