Alia Garrett is the sustainability program’s outreach coordinator for Sarasota County, in the University of Florida/IFAS Extension & Sustainability department. She is responsible for education and outreach projects to encourage sustainability actions in the community. Alia leads planning and implementation efforts for sustainability events and workshops and supports efforts to create a sustainable community across Sarasota County. Previously she worked as Energy Program Specialist for Sarasota Housing Authority and also helped establish the non-profit Turn the Tide for Tarpon. Alia has a Masters degree in Global Sustainability from the University of South Florida.