Climate Conversations

The SRU Climate Conversations Town Hall Zoom meetings are open to the public and will begin at 5:30 PM on the first Wednesday of every month. If a theme is selected for a particular meeting, it will be posted here in advance and emailed to all those who have RSVP’d at:

Registrants may also use the registration process to suggest a theme for future “Climate Conversations” town hall meetings and/or submit questions for the panel in advance; they can also email their suggestions directly to at any time.

Our list of current panelists are as follows, and additional or guest panelists may be added as we move forward:

- Larry Schweiger, former President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, PennFuture, and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy;

- Becky Lubold, retired Jennings Environmental Education Center environmental educator and manager of the Slippery Rock Farmers Market;

- Dr. Julie Snow, SRU Climate Scientist, Sustainability faculty member & chair of the chancellor’s PASSHE Sustainable Development Task Force;

- Dr. Shawn Davis, SRU Climate Communications faculty member;

- Paul Scanlon, architectural engineer and SRU Director of Sustainability;

- Rotating Representative of the President’s Commission on Race & Ethnic Diversity; and

- Chris Glenn, SRU Master of Science in Sustainable Systems graduate and adjunct faculty member, who will be our panel discussion moderator.