DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara
December 3, 2012
COLLIN O’MARA serves as Secretary of the Environment and Energy for Delaware Governor Jack Markell. He’s the chief steward of Delaware’s natural resources, including its coastal programs and shoreline efforts, and leads the state’s efforts to ensure access to clean water, improve air quality, remediate contaminated sites, reduce flood damage, expand youth outdoor experiences, and restore wildlife habitat. Before coming to Delaware, O’Mara was the city of San Jose’s Clean Tech Strategist, developing Silicon Valley’s 15-year plan to become a world center of clean technology innovation and demonstrate that goals of economic growth and environmental sustainability are inextricably linked. Sec. O’Mara will join us to talk about green technology, sea level rise and Delaware’s experience with Hurricane Sandy.