Empowering Bold Leadership

Meet Our Leaders

EOPA is led by a national and state Leadership Councils, made up of outspoken climate and environmental champions who are elected officials across the country from states in which EOPA works. Leadership Councils represent a diversity of geographies, level of office, and demographics, including representation from frontline communities who are most impacted by environmental injustice and the climate emergency.

National Leadership Council

Danielle Adams

Fmr. Supervisor Soil & Water Conservation District - North Carolina

Raaheela Ahmed

Board Member (fmr.) - Prince George's County Public Schools, Maryland

Cesar Aguilar

State Representative - Nevada

Yassamin Ansari

Vice Mayor Phoenix - Arizona

Joseph Baldacci

State Senator - Maine

Nancy Metayer Bowen

Commissioner - Coral Springs, Florida

Patrick Branco

State Representative - Hawaii

Park Cannon

State Representative - Georgia

Andres Cano

State Representative - Arizona

Steve Child

County Commissioner - Colorado

Domonique Clemons

County Clerk - Genesee County, Michigan

Herb Conaway Jr. M.D.

State Assemblymember - New Jersey

Paul Evans

State Representative - Oregon

Joe Fitzgibbon

State Representative - Washington

Jeremy Gray

State Representative - Alabama

Jonathon Grieder

City Councilmember, Waterloo - Iowa

Will Haskell

State Senator - Connecticut

Chris Hansen

State Senator - Colorado

Tyron Harris

School Board Member - East Hartford, Connecticut

Tristan Hernandez

Trustee, Canutillo Independent School District - Texas

Tony Heyl

Vice President, City Council Bridport - Pennsylvania

Joel Hicks

Councilmember, Borough of Carlisle - Pennsylvania

John Hink

State Representative (fmr.) - Maine

Gregor Ilagan

State Representative - Hawaii

Charles Isenhart

State Representative - Iowa

Rachel Junck

Councilmember - Ames, Iowa

Stephanie Kifowit

State Representative - Illinois

Derek Kitchen

State Senator - Utah

Larry Kraft

State Representative - Minnesota

Cindy Lerner

State Representative - Florida

Christine Lewis

Councilor, Metro Council - Oregon

Nicole Lowen

State Representative - Hawaii

Ryan Mello

Councilmember - Tacoma, Washington

Natalie Murdock

State Senator - North Carolina

Josh Newman

State Senator - California

Felix Ortiz, Jr.

Fmr. State Assemblymember - New York

Ajay Pittman

State Representative - Oklahoma

John Polimeni

Councilmember - Schenectady, New York

Neil Rafferty

State Representative - Alabama

David Reid

State Delegate - Virginia

Satya Rhodes-Conway

Mayor, Madison - Wisconsin

Felix Rivera

Assemblymember, Anchorage Assembly - Alaska

Marisol Rubio

San Ramon City Council- California

Debbie Sariñana

State Representative - New Mexico

Fawn Sharp

President - National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), Washington D.C.

Katrina Shankland

State Representative - Wisconsin

Robert Sauls

State Representative - Missouri

Art Staed

State Representative - Iowa

Phil Steck

State Assemblymember - New York

Henry Stern

State Senator - California

Philip Stoddard

Mayor - South Miami, Florida

Roy Takumi

State Representative - Hawaii

Ted Terry

Commissioner, Dekalb County - Georgia

Mike Turner

Supervisor, Ashburn County - Virginia

Alex Walker-Griffin

Vice Mayor - Hercules, California

Igor Tregub

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board Commissioner - Berkeley, California

Ana Vasuedo

Berkeley Public Schools - Berkeley, California

Howard Watts III

State Assemblymember - Nevada

Philip Williams

Councilmember - Yurok Tribe, California

Faith Winter

State Senator - Colorado

Derrick Wood

Mayor - Dumfries, Virginia

Pat Young

State Delegate - Maryland

Angelo Santabarbara

Assemblyman, New York

Pat Young

State Delegate - Maryland

Pat Young

State Delegate - Maryland

Pat Young

State Delegate - Maryland