SMPS Announces New Resiliency & Sustainability Committee

Meet Logan, the SMPS’s Chair of our brand new Resiliency & Sustainability Committee!
With San Marco’s proximity to the St. John’s River and the recognition of our flood history, the Board of Directors unanimously agreed to address these concerns with a proactive and forward-looking approach. By adding this role, the SMPS can be prepared to serve and advocate for our neighborhood and its unique needs as more intense storms, increased flooding, and zoning challenges present themselves.
Logan is a longtime resident of San Marco and has been a hardworking SMPS board member for several years. He received his B.S. from Florida State University then master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Georgia. After graduation from FSU, Logan taught science at the middle and high school levels. Following graduate school, Logan returned to Jax, settled in San Marco, and pursued a career in higher education, focusing on institutional research, strategic planning, and institutional accreditation.
Logan joined the Sierra Club in 2017 and has remained active in the Northeast Florida Group, including as an Outings Leader, Conservation Committee Chair, and current Executive Committee Chair. In recognition of his advocacy efforts, Logan received the Sierra Club’s 2023 Volunteer Achievement Award.

He represents the Sierra Club on Jacksonville’s Climate Coalition Steering Committee, and served on the City of Jacksonville’s Special Committee on Resiliency; the JEA Integrated Resource Plan Stakeholder Advisory Committee; and Mayor Deegan’s Transition Committee focusing on Infrastructure and Resiliency.

Meet Logan when he speaks at the upcoming Cuppa Jax event on Wednesday, Jan. 24. (While this event is not affiliated with the SMPS, we do like to support our board members in their great community efforts.)

The SMPS Resiliency & Sustainability Committee will be responsible for the proactive identification of resiliency and sustainability issues and projects throughout the San Marco community and presenting those suggestions to the Board of Directors (these projects may include deficiencies of current systems, implementations of new programs, risks to the neighborhood, or industry best practices). The committee will work with other similarly oriented organizations within the city to implement and educate the public on larger efforts to bring resiliency and sustainability to the San Marco community.

We look forward to serving San Marco in even more tangible and impactful ways in the years to come.