County executive appointed to national ‘green’ group
September 30, 2010
NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 30, 2010
King County Executive Dow Constantine has been named as a director of the leading local government association set up to address climate change and sustainability.
Constantine joins Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter; Clackamas County, Ore. Commissioner Bob Austin; Santa Barbara, Calif. Supervisor Salud Carbajal; and Cambridge, Mass. City Councilwoman Henrietta Davis on the board of directors of ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA.
“I’m honored to serve on this board and to have the opportunity to work with colleagues from across the country on these important issues that affect every community,” Constantine said in a statement. “Identifying sustainable approaches and systems for dealing with climate change and energy needs will require innovative thinking from across the country. ICLEI’s board provides an excellent venue for this work.”
The nonprofit ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA has more than 600 members nationwide and provides the expertise, training, tools and technical support to help local governments advance climate, energy and sustainability goals.