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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Ormond Beach City Commissioner Susan Persis Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities, Energy,

WASHINGTON — January 30, 2020 — Susan Persis, Ormond Beach City Commissioner Zone 3, has been appointed to serve on the National League of Cities (NLC) Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) Federal Advocacy Committee. This committee provides space for local leaders to connect with other municipal officials representing similar communities and facing common challenges.

“Ormond Beach is an important coastal community and I am thrilled to bring our perspective to this committee,” said Persis. “This topic is extremely important to me and I look forward to working alongside our local and state officials to put our resident’s health and environmental sustainability at the forefront of policy discussions.“

“NLC’s federal advocacy committees ensure policymakers in Washington understand the most pressing issues facing local communities,” said Joe Buscaino, councilmember of Los Angeles, California, and president of the National League of Cities. “I am proud to have City Commissioner Susan Persis join NLC’s Energy, Environment and Natural Resources committee on behalf of her residents. Together, with a team of local officials from across the country, we will strengthen the federal-local partnership, and ultimately create stronger cities, towns and villages.”

As a member of this Council, Persis will play a key role in identifying common trends across municipalities and developing policy options and responses for cities, towns and villages. The Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee is responsible for developing policy and leading NLC’s advocacy on infrastructure and 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.

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