Community Resilience

APA Florida Chapter, Broward Section


Thursday, March 17, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. EDT

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

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BAPA co sponsors the Lunch and Learn program with the Smart Growth partnership. This month's presentor is Dr Jennifer Juardo. Dr. Jennifer Jurado is the Director of Broward County's Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division where she oversees the County's regional climate resiliency initiatives, county-wide water resource policy and planning, shoreline protection and marine resources programs. Since joining the County in 2002, Jennifer has been a key figure in the advancement of multi-jurisdictional initiatives focused on water management, climate adaptation efforts, and the integration of climate policy in comprehensive planning.

Of particular note has been her role in analyzing and planning for future sea level rise in the built environment. She played a lead role in the organization and advancement of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, a four-county collaboration focused on regional climate mitigation and adaptation strategies. Climate Adaptation Areas have been adopted in Broward County to prioritize infrastructure projects.

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Jennifer Jurado

Jennifer Jurado, Ph.D., Chief Resilience Officer and Division Director, Broward County Dr. Jennifer Jurado is responsible for advancement of the County’s regional environmental planning and climate resilience initiatives, with programmatic responsibilities that include climate mitigation and adaptation, water resource planning, shoreline protection projects, marine resources programs, and environmental ... Read More