2022 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.



Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, Executive Director, New Jersey School Boards Association 
Read his story



Elizabeth Magill Peer, Chair, City of Lambertville Environmental Commission, Hunterdon County
Read her story


Vicki Palaganas, Penns Grove High School, Salem County
Read her story


Donna J. Helmes, Sustainable Collingswood
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André Sayegh, Mayor, City of Paterson, Passaic County
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Anne-Marie Peracchio, Past Chair, Sustainable Jersey Board of Trustees
Read her story