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COG Recruiting Stakeholders for new Climate, Energy and Environment Policy Committee

Jun 18, 2009

COG is seeking to fill membership openings on its new Climate, Energy and Environment Policy Committee (CEEPC). The CEEPC is the principal policy adviser to the COG Board of Directors for climate change and energy policy issues. The committee membership includes elected officials from COG’s 21 member local governments; state environmental, energy and transportation agencies; members of the Maryland and Virginia legislatures; federal and regional agencies, as well as stakeholder organizations and the academic community. 

COG is recruiting people with a regional focus who will help advance implementation of the region’s climate strategy as presented in COG’s Climate Change Report.

Representatives are needed for the following sectors: Federal/regional public agencies (4); Electric/gas utility (3); environmental/energy/nonprofit groups (3); business (3); and university/ academic (2).

For additional information including the committee roster and bylaws, click here

The CEEPC meets the fourth Wednesday of every other month, 9:45 am-12 pm, beginning on July 22, 2009 at the offices of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 777 North Capitol St., NE, Suite 300, Washington, D.C.  Appointments will be made for one-year terms and can be renewed.

Visit the COG Website to download the application/nomination form.  Applications are due by July 10, 2009.

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