Roxanne Marino - Town of Ulysses
Roxanne is employed as a Senior Research Associate at Cornell. She has served on the TC Environmental Management Council, TC Water Resources Council, TC Council of Governments, Ulysses Comprehensive Plan Committee, and Ulysses Town Board. She served as Ulysses Town Supervisor from Jan 2010 - April 2013, where she led sustainability-based initiatives including solar panels on town buildings, a zoning law amendment to prohibit high volume hydraulic fracturing activities in Ulysses, and amicus briefs to the NYS courts in support of municipal home rule with regard to land use authority. She currently serves as Chair of the recently established Ulysses Sustainability and Conservation Advisory Council. Roxanne is a Board member and treasurer of Solar Tompkins. She and her husband Bob Howarth went solar through the Solar Tompkins 2014 Program, and have moved their home further toward carbon neutrality with a GSHP system, an ASHP-DHW, and an electric vehicle.