Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee


The purpose of the Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee is to:
  • Facilitate the implementation of the City's Sustainable Master Plan, by identifying, recommending and implementing programs that foster a vital, sustainable and resilient community, focusing on the three interlocking aspects of sustainability: the economy, the environment, and society.
The committee operates under Chapter 186 of the City Charter and works closely with the Department of Energy & Sustainability.

You can see the Sustainable Greenfield Facebook page here.

You can read about the work of the Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee here.


The committee meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the City Hall Meeting Room, Room 203, 14 Court Sq., Greenfield, MA 01301. Please check the calendar for scheduled meeting information, including agendas.

Eleven seats* / Three-year terms
Hannah Rechtschaffen, chair December 2025
George Touloumtzis, vice-chair, Planning Board designee Successor qualified
Phil Elmer, clerk, city councilor Successor qualified
Eric Twarog, Planning & Development Department Successor qualified
Mary Chicoine December 2024
Carole Collins, Energy & Sustainability Department director December 2023
Nancy Hazard June 2025
Jonah Keane December 2025
Greta Shwachman, Greenfield Public Schools director of Food & Nutrition Services June 2024
Marlo Warner, Department of Public Works director Successor qualified
*The Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee has special requirements for its members: the director of Public Works or their designee, the Energy & Sustainability director or their designee, the director of Planning & Development or their designee, one City Councilor appointed by the City Council president, a representative of a youth-serving organization or school appointed by the mayor, a member of the Planning Board appointed by its chair, and five members of the public appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the City Council.
Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee meetings

09/28/23 Agenda