Executive Secretary/CEO, ICLEI SAMS – South America Secretariat
Jussara is graduated in Chemistry Engineer, Master degree in Sanitation and Hydraulic, and Doctor in Water Governance, worked at CETESB, in the field of researching and licensing in pollution control. She has served as Executive Secretary of the Committee of Hydrographic Basins of the Sorocaba and Médio Tietê Rivers in the State of São Paulo, and coordinated the elaboration of hydrographic basins and the implementation of the charging for water use.
She was also Secretary of Environment in the City of Sorocaba, between 2009 and 2014, taking the city to win environmental prizes as the Município VerdeAzul and the Pact with Cities with over 50.000 residents. She has served as Vice President and President of ANAMMA, and recently is Executive Secretary of ICLEI SAMS since May 2014.