Energy and Climate Team


  • 12 p.m.
  • Second Friday of each month
  • City Council Chambers, 140 W Pine Street

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The Energy and Climate Team aids in the community-wide education and communication of energy efficiency opportunities that minimize greenhouse gas generation and to monitor and lead energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction initiatives. The Team also provides recommendations to the Missoula City Council Conservation Committee on topics such as:

  • Building efficiency strategies
  • Municipal government operations
  • Renewable energy
  • Recycling
  • Tracking energy use
  • Transportation


  • Up to seven members and up to two alternates
  • One-to-three-year terms as determined by City Council
Members should have demonstrated involvement or interest in local climate action, energy conservation, energy efficiency or renewable energy.

Appointment is by the City Council.

Members Start of Term End of Term
Robin Saha  Sep. 17, 2013 July 31, 2016
Ben Schmidt          NA        NA
David Potchak  Jan. 12, 2015 July 31, 2017
Vacant  Aug. 1, 2014 July 31, 2017
Vacant  Aug. 1, 2012 July 31, 2015
Brian Kerns  Aug. 1, 2012 July 31, 2015
Vacant  Aug. 1, 2012 July 31, 2015
Vacant (Alternate 1) Jan. 12, 2015 July 31, 2017
Vacant (Alternate 2) Jan. 12, 2015 July 31, 2017


Missoula Greenhouse Gas / Energy Conservation Plan

City Council Committee

Conservation Committee

Other Resources

For more information contact the Department Liaison - Health Department - Ben Schmidt, Environmental Health Specialist.


Position vacancies are advertised in the media approximately one month in advance. Interested in serving on a board? These are the vacant positions we are recruiting now.