Energy, Environment & Natural Resources (EENR) Federal Advocacy Committee Meeting

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
March 11, 2018
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The Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee is responsible for developing policy positions and leading NLC’s advocacy on sustainability-related issues such as water infrastructure and water quality, air quality, energy, climate change, solid and hazardous waste management, local food systems, and public lands. Most recently, the committee has undertaken a holistic view of issues pertaining to water infrastructure, such as financing mechanisms for new and existing infrastructure, what communities and residents can afford to pay, and climate impacts on water and creating resilient infrastructure.

The meeting is open to all who are interested, but only committee members may participate in the discussion.

Salvatore Panto, Jr., Mayor, Easton, Pennsylvania

Vice Chair
Hattie Portis-Jones, Mayor Pro Tem, Fairburn, Georgia

Vice Chair
Cynthia Pratt, Deputy Mayor, Lacey, Washington


  • Eleni Pelican Energy Policy Advisor, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs - Office of Energy Efficiency, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Jennifer Keller Director, Legacy Fleets Incentives and Assessment Center - Office of Transportation and Air Quality
  • Michael A. Pagano Dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs - University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Brenna Isman Project Director - National Academy of Public Administration

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