Getting to know us at Sustainable Saratoga

Welcome to our getting to know the Sustainable Saratoga Board of Directors series to help you get to know us better! Each week, we will add a new Board member to this page. Check back and learn more about the passionate people who are behind our efforts to bring more sustainability to Saratoga Springs.

This week, we are featuring Colin Klepetar. Colin chairs our Housing and Urban Planning Committee.

How did you first get involved with Sustainable Saratoga?

I planted trees with Tree Toga several years ago.

How long have you been involved with Sustainable Saratoga?

Three years

How long have you lived in the Saratoga Springs area?

All my life…born in Saratoga Hospital nearly 40 years ago

When you are not saving the planet, what are your other hobbies?

I love spending time with my family, canoeing, x-country skiing, biking and just being outside.


Read on to learn more about Amy Durland. Amy heads up our Governance Committee. 

How long have you been involved with Sustainable Saratoga?

6 years

What are your experiences or skills related to Sustainable Saratoga’s mission?

Having served on the City’s land boards for 12 years, I understand the importance of zoning standards and policy directives in shaping the sustainability profile of the City.

What are some changes you have made to live more sustainably?

I am a recycling fanatic and I don’t eat beef.


You can also learn more about Art Holmberg, the Chair of our Board of Directors.

How did you first get involved with Sustainable Saratoga?

Treetoga in 2015. We followed Sustainable Saratoga when we first moved into the area, but got involved directly in 2015.

How did you get interested in issues of sustainability?

I have always been interested in the environment. We have composted, recycled, and reduced our carbon emissions for years. We live the talk as we have solar panels on our home, an EV vehicle, and compost pile in the backyard.

How long have you been involved with Sustainable Saratoga?

I have been volunteering and joined the board in May 2016. I believe strongly in the mission. All citizens can learn more about reducing our carbon footprint and saving the environment for our grandchildren.

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