Author Archives: mshomo

Fin.

I wanted to save blog number ten for tonight so I could have a full recap of the summer and process my thoughts after the reception this afternoon. First and foremost, thank you to everybody at the Columbus Foundation. This … Continue reading

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Why it Matters…

Yesterday, President Obama released his new climate plan — one that the New York Times describes as “tough, [but] achievable”. The President, who turns 54 today (HAPPY BIRTHDAY BARRY O!), outlined his plan to crack down on carbon dioxide pollution … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead to Columbus

The work I have done this summer, and a good chunk of the overall work done by Clean Fuels Ohio, is geared towards our Midwest Green Fleets Forum & Expo which takes place annually here in Columbus. The two day … Continue reading

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A Blog About Blogging

Today at our bi-weekly Columbus Foundation Learning Session, I talked about the difficulty of writing quality blog posts when much of my work currently isn’t public information. But walking back to work in this “lovely” warm weather I thought to … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now…

The Mayo Clinic defines seasonal affective disorder as a mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. Typically when people think of this disorder, they associate it with winter — the sun rarely shines, temperatures … Continue reading

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A New Perspective

Last summer, I had the privilege of working for the Department of Administration in my hometown of Tallmadge, Ohio. There I learned valuable lessons about how local government functions — in relation to the citizens and in relation to other … Continue reading

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Building a Rapport

Much of the work I have done at Clean Fuels Ohio has been related to outreach — emailing and calling current and potential stakeholders trying to sell them on our signature program, Ohio Green Fleets. This process began in tedious … Continue reading

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