City of Orlando
As a Sustainability Project Manager for the City of Orlando, Dr. Sellers focuses on policies and programs related to energy, water, and transportation across the community. Her responsibilities span from implementing the City’s energy benchmarking and transparency policy, working as a core team member in developing the City’s roadmap to 100% renewable energy by 2050, serving in a co-chair role on a number of national groups regarding energy efficiency, supporting the Central Florida Battle of the Buildings energy competition, conducting public outreach and education regarding water conservation and efficiency, starting a rain barrel program in the City, and supporting various pathways to various modes of alternative transportation and alternative fuel vehicles.
Additionally, in this role, Dr. Sellers conducts the City’s community-wide greenhouse gas emissions data collection, analysis, and reporting and developed the City’s first climate vulnerability assessment in 2017, in alignment with the Global Covenant of Mayors commitments. This comprehensive assessment which will inform the climate adaptation planning process and other resiliency efforts across the city. She has also worked to develop a monthly educational series on sustainability for City staff and is currently conducting research on understanding occupant behaviors to maximize the savings of the energy and water efficient retrofits being made across more than 50 City buildings.