Working to join people, ideas and resources to help meet the complex challenges of the future


Michael Mehaffy

Michael Mehaffy, our executive director, is a researcher, author, educator, consultant and practitioner in sustainable urban development.  Michael is the author of many journal papers and popular articles, as well as eleven book chapters, and he is a member of the editorial boards of three international research journals in sustainable urbanism.  He serves as a consultant to governments, university research projects and others.  His expertise in sustainable urban development and climate change was recognized when he was invited in 2009 to present a paper at the prestigious IARU Scientific Congress in Copenhagen, a briefing session for the treaty negotiations of December 2009.

Michael co-founded Sustasis Foundation in September, 2007 and has served on the board since then.



Sustasis Foundation

742 SW Vista Ave., #42

Portland, OR 97205


Email: michael dot mehaffy at the gmail domain. 

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