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Resilience iCAP Team (In Progress)

Project History

  • 11/9/2021

    On Wednesday, November 3rd the Resilience iCAP Team had their third meeting of the semester. The team discussed updates on projects such as the Green Jobs Certification Inventory and Vision Zero. Meeting minutes are attached.

  • 10/11/2021

    The Resilience iCAP Team met on Monday, October 4th to review the iCAP Objectives Assessment and discuss our team's assessment of progress of our 7 objectives. Meeting minutes are attached.

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The Resilience Commitment is focused on climate adaptation and community capacity-building to deal with a changing climate and resulting extremes.

The Resilience Team, formed in 2019, was charged because of a joint climate resilience proclamation from the University of Illinois and the cities of Urbana and Champaign. Its charge is to liaise with SWATeams to develop recommendations that may be sent to the iCAP Working Group, the cities, or both.

This Resilience Team will carry on the work previously begun by the Champaign County Climate Resilience Task Force (see below), bringing campus and the greater community together to address what must be done to prepare for vulnerabilities to extreme weather and other results of climate change.

iCAP Teams report annually on progress made toward Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) objectives in their area of focus, and the Resilience Team is meeting monthly to advocate for meeting the iCAP 2020 objectives related to Resilience.

Project Team

  • Primary Contact:

    Gina Fumagalli

    Project Leader:

    Morgan White and Scott Tess

    Team Members:

    • Ximing Cai
    • Sally McConkey
    • Warren Lavey
    • Stacy Gloss
    • Lacey Rains Lowe
    • Dennis Donaldson
    • Lisa Merrifield
    • Meredith Moore
    • Joseph Park
    • Asli Topuzlu
    • Genevieve Zilmer

    Prior Contacts:

    • Micah Kenfield


  • Proposed January 1, 2016
    Proposed by Ben McCall
    Approved March 2, 2016
    Approved by Interim Chancellor Barb Wilson