Founder & Senior Advisor
Senior Director of Programs
Director of Development
Senior Director of Climate Equity
Director of Policy & Campaigns
Program Manager, Schools & Youth Programs
Climate Equity Program Coordinator
Miami-Dade Lead Organizer
Advocacy and Campaigns Associate
Program Manager, Orlando
Regional Organizer Manager
Education and Curriculum Manager
Senior Policy and Campaigns Manager
CLEO Board President, Former Mayor of Surfside and Project Director for SCS Engineers where he provides strategic solid waste and environmental consulting services to municipal and commercial clients worldwide.
1st Vice-President of CLEO Board, Chief Meteorologist for NBC6 South Florida.
2nd Vice-President of CLEO Board, Asset Manager & Closing Coordinator at Pinnacle, a multi-family development and construction company dedicated to affordable/workforce housing.
CLEO Board Treasurer, Recognized internationally for his research on blood viral safety and the preparation and characterization of new therapeutics from blood.
CLEO Board Secretary, Consulted for over 40 years in human resources and employee benefits before retiring from the business world and moving to Pinecrest, Fla.
Miami attorney at Holland and Knight, and a member of the firm's Real Estate Practice. Mr. Castellanos focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including the financing, acquisition, disposition, leasing and development of real estate assets.
Founder of the Sink or Swim Project MiamiSeaRise.org
Professor at the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Miami, and was Cooper Fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences 2010-2013. From 1971-1992 he was a faculty member in Marine Geology and Geophysics at RSMAS, and in Geological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences since 1992.
Board Member EmeritusA native of Lubbock, Texas, graduated from Texas Tech University and then from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.
Attorney, Former Mayor of Pinecrest, elected in 2008 until 2016. During her two terms, Cindy focused on a number of issues of importance to the community, including climate resilient practices, enhancing transit options, water quality, renewable and efficient energy practices, gun safety and sea level rise.
Partner at PEP Capital, an investment firm that focuses on renewable energy and sustainability companies contributing to a lower carbon future. In the Miami community he serves as CFO of education nonprofit Achieve Miami.
Cheryl L. Holder, M.D., has dedicated her career to caring for underserved populations and promoting diversity in the health professions through pipeline programs. Holder is a founding faculty member of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. As the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, and Community Initiatives, Holder integrates diversity, inclusivity, and social justice in all HWCOM programs and operations.
The CLEO Institute’s Expert Advisory Council has been established to provide local, state, and national guidance and support.
The council is composed of top climate scientists, doctors, environmentalists, teachers, former elected and government officials.
President & Director, MITIGAT.com. Specialties: vulnerability assessment & mitigation.
Ph.D., Professor at Southeast Environmental Research Center & Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University.
Environmental lawyer who is a relentless advocate for hurricane and sea level rise preparedness, conservation of coastal resources, and responsible planning.
Ph.D., Assistant Public Works Director - Sustainability, City of Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Ph.D., Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division (NOAA) CIMAS.
Co-Founder of Evolved Energy Research
Ph.D., A Professor in the Ocean Sciences Department at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.
Ph.D., Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences; Director, Cooperative Institute for Marine & Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS); Director; Center for Computational Science Climate and Environmental Hazards Program UM RSMAS.
Professor of medicine at CCLCM/CWRU School of Medicine and an adult pulmonary and ICU physician with a specialized focus in asthma patient care and clinical research. Director of the Asthma Center at Cleveland Clinic. Vice Chair, Board of Directors and Mission Programs for The American Lung Association
Chief Resiliency Officer for the City of Miami Beach.
Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, with joint appointments in the Department of Geosciences and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI). He is also director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center (ESSC).
Director and Research Professor in the Sea Level Solutions Center, Florida International University.
Founder and Executive Director at The Chisholm Legacy Project, prior to that she was the Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.
Ph.D., Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UM RSMAS - Specialization: Tropical Climate Change, Climate Modeling, Remote Sensing.
Ph. D., Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, FIU; Mayor, City of South Miami, and appointed by the White House in 2015 to the Governance Coordinating Committee of the National Ocean Council where he developed national policy for sea level rise.
Ph. D., Research Associate Professor, Southeast Environmental Research Center, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University.