Climate Protection Action Committee


The City Manager appoints a standing Climate Protection Action Committee (CPAC) as an advisory committee to assist in the implementation of the Climate Protection Plan. The Committee periodically develops recommendations to the City Manager. Past recommendations are available by clicking here.

Committee Membership

The committee is made up of community members who take an active interest in climate change issues in Cambridge and who live or work in Cambridge. Current members are:

  • Melissa Chan, Chair
  • Olga Faktorovich Allen, Vice Chair
  • Thomas Chase, Secretary
  • Peter Crawley
  • Keith Giamportone
  • Brian Goldberg, MIT
  • JerryLyn Huckabee
  • Johanna Jobin
  • Ted Live
  • Kris Locke, Harvard University
  • Lauren Miller
  • Christopher Nielson
  • Paula Phipps
  • David Rabkin
  • Marguerite Reynolds
  • Keren Schlomy
  • William Zamparelli, Eversource
  • Sarah Hill, Associate Member
  • Suzanne Shepard, Associate Member

Meeting Dates, Agendas and Meeting Minutes

The Cambridge Climate Protection Action Committee meets regularly, usually on the second Thursday of the month between 6:00 P. M. and 8:00 P. M. Meetings generally take place at the City Hall Annex at 344 Broadway. Climate Protection Action Committee meetings are open to the public and non-members are welcome to attend. CPAC sometimes creates task forces to work on particular questions, and community members are invited to join in this work.

Climate Protection Committee meetings are advertised in the citywide Calendar of Events.

Minutes Minutes Minutes Agenda Agenda
Date Agenda Minutes
January 12, 2017 Agenda

February 9, 2017 No Meeting

March 9, 2017


April 13, 2017

May 11, 2017

June 8, 2017



July 13, 2017

August No Meeting

September 14, 2017 Agenda

October 12, 2017 Agenda

November 9, 2017
December 14, 2017
 January 11, 2018  Agenda  
 February 8, 2018 Agenda  
 March 8, 2018 Agenda  

View older agendas and meeting minutes from the Climate Protection Action Committee.

For More Information

For more information about the Climate Protection Action Committee contact John Bolduc at 617/349-4628 or by email at