Reuse Summit Presentations

Thursday, June 16, 2022 | Cinemapolis, Ithaca, NY

Morning Agenda:

Welcome & Introductions | Presentation
Jesse Kerns | Program Manager, SU Center for Sustainable Community Solutions
Laura Lewis | Mayor, City of Ithaca
Barbara Eckstrom | Director, Tompkins County Dept. of Recycling & Materials Management
Dr. Anna Kelles | Assemblymember, NYS Assembly District 125

Reuse: More Than Just Materials Diversion
Diane Cohen | Executive Director, Finger Lakes ReUse

Reuse & Human Rights Connections
Dr. Kenneth Clarke | Director, Tompkins County Office of Human Rights

Salvage, Reuse, & Historic Preservation in Ithaca
Christine O’Malley | Preservation Services Coordinator, Historic Ithaca/Significant Elements | Presentation

Join the CR0WD: Circularity, Reuse, Zero Waste Development
Gretchen Worth | Project Director, Susan Christopherson Center for Community Planning | Presentation

NYS Reuse Centers, Established & Emerging
Kat McCarthy | Advisory Committee Member, Cortland ReUse; Project Manager, CET | Presentation
Justin Green | Executive Director & Founder, Big Reuse | Presentation

Statewide Reuse Network & Funding Opportunity
Sue Momberger | Chair, NYSAR3 Reuse Committee | Presentation

Afternoon Agenda:

Finger Lakes ReUse - NYS ReUse Summit 2022 Video

Finger Lakes ReUse - The Community ReUse Center Model | Presentation

Anne Koreman | Legislator, Tompkins County District No. 5
Diane Cohen | Executive Director
Scarlet Vinson | Ithaca ReUse Center Manager
Tova Wilensky | Program Coordinator
Alex Kearns-Apuya | Technology Manager
Sarah Mirabile | ReUse MegaCenter Department Manager
Evan Kurtz | Ithaca ReUse Center Volunteer
Gladys Brangman | Principal, BLOC (Business Leaders of Colors)
Rob Brown | Director of Financial Operations
Robin Elliott | Associate Director

Deconstruction (Green Demolition)
Felix Heisel | Assistant Professor, Architecture; Director, Circular Construction Lab; Cornell University | Presentation

Facilitated Discussion with Audience & Speakers
Kate Walker | Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Materials Management

Thanks & Adjournment
Jesse Kerns | Program Manager, SU Center for Sustainable Community Solutions