Earth & Environment Graduate Seminar Series: James F. Murley
This is a past event.
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
WC - Wertheim Conservatory, 130
11200 SW 8th ST 33199, Wertheim Conservatory, Miami, Florida 33199
Guest Speaker: James F. Murley
Bio: James F. Murley was appointed Chief Resilience Officer for Miami-Dade County by Mayor Carlos Gimenez in November 2015. Miami-Dade County, in partnership with the Cities of Miami Beach and Miami, joined the international 100 Resilient Cities network in May 2016. Jim previously served as Secretary of the Department of Community Affairs under Governor Lawton Chiles and was appointed Chair of the Florida Energy and Climate Commission by Governor Charlie Christ. Additionally, he served as Executive Director of 1000 Friends of Florida, spent over 10 years with Florida Atlantic University overseeing research on urban and environmental issues, and served as Executive Director of the South Florida Regional Planning Council.