Environment, Energy & Land Use Steering Committee

Responsible for all matters pertaining to air, water, energy, and land use, including water resources/management, stormwater, pesticides, air quality standards, solid, hazardous, and nuclear waste handling, transport, and disposal, national energy policy, renewable/alternative energy, alternative fuel vehicles, energy facility siting, electricity utility restructuring, pipeline safety, oil spills, superfund/brownfields, eminent domain, land use, coastal management, oceans, parks and recreation.

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Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee

Chair

Melissa Cribbins
Commissioner
Coos County, Oregon

 

Vice Chair

Kitty Barnes
Commissioner
Catawba County, North Carolina

 

Penelope Gross
Supervisor
Fairfax County, Virginia

 

Ron Peters
Commissioner
Tulsa County, Oklahoma

 

Victoria Reinhardt
Commissioner
Ramsey County, Minnesota

 

Douglas Smith
Commissioner
Martin County, Florida

 

Subcommittee Chair

Kathie Gannon (Land Use)
Commissioner
DeKalb County, Georgia

 

Dennis Scott (Water)
Police Juror
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

 

Gregory Todd (Energy)
Commissioner
Duchesne County, Utah

 

Carl Zalak (Air Quality)
Commissioner
Marion County, Florida

 

Subcommittee Vice Chair

Mary Lou Berger (Water)
Commissioner
Palm Beach County, Florida

 

Robert Cole (Energy)
Commissioner
Santa Rosa County, Florida

 

Ken Cornell (Land Use)
Commissioner
Alachua County, Florida

 

Michael Covert (Land Use)
Councilmember
Beaufort County, South Carolina

 

Tara Gaston (Energy)
Town Supervisor
Saratoga County, New York

 

Anna Hansen (Air Quality)
Commissioner
Santa Fe County, New Mexico

 

Stan Ponstein (Air Quality)
Commissioner
Kent County, Michigan

 

Herbert Richards (Water)
Council Member
Hawaii County, Hawaii

 

Brigid Shea (Air Quality)
Commissioner
Travis County, Texas

 

Kenton Ward (Water)
Surveyor
Hamilton County, Indiana

 

Contact

  • Associate Legislative Director – Environment, Energy & Land Use  
    (202) 942-4269