Jim Murley bio

James F. Murley

James F. Murley was recently appointed Chief Resilience Officer for Miami Dade County by Mayor Carlos Gimenez. Miami-Dade County, in partnership with the Cities of Miami Beach and Miami, is now participating in the Rockefeller 100 Resilient Cities Program.   Jim served has Secretary of the Department of Community Affairs under Governor Lawton Chiles and was appointed by Governor Charlie Crist to serve as Chair of the Florida Energy and Climate Commission. Previously he served as Executive Director of 1000 Friends of Florida, spent over 10 years with Florida Atlantic University overseeing research on urban and environmental issues and served as the Executive Director of the South Florida Regional Planning Council.  He is former Vice-Chair of the Miami-Dade County Sea Level Rise Task Force and was recently appointed to the City of Miami Sea Level Rise Committee.   He is a founding Board member of the American Society for Adaptation Professionals and a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.