2023 Sustainability Heroes

To capture the inspiring stories of our local leaders, we recognize a monthly Sustainability Hero. If you have recommendations for someone on your green team, municipal staff or task force that is a sustainability hero, please complete the online submission form.

To view past heroes click here.



Mary Crawford, Go Green Galloway (Atlantic County)
Read her story


Kenneth A. Jones, Bergen County Hub and Glen Rock Environmental Commission (Bergen County)
Read his story


Barbara F. Rogers, PhD., Committee Member, Township of Cranbury (Middlesex County)
Read her story


Lois Kraus, Co-Chair, Westfield Green Team (Union County)
Read her story


Mark and Leslie Olson, Sustainable Ridgefield Park, Village of Ridgefield Park (Bergen County)
Read their story


Michele Lee, Mayor, Borough of High Bridge (Hunterdon County)
Read her story