Empowering Courageous Leadership on the Climate Emergency

EOPA is led by 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, levels of office, and demographics, including representation from frontline communities who are most impacted by environmental injustice and climate emergency.

Council Members

Role and Commitment
  • Serve as public leadership for the state or national network, and provide strategic input 
  • Encourage fellow elected colleagues to join letters and participate in the network
  • Be available for press conferences, media statements, and op-eds
  • Participate in one call every other month (6 group calls per year)
Who Can Join Leadership Council
  • Members of EOPA 
  • Representation from diverse geographies, socio-economic communities, and levels of government is encouraged
Leadership Council Co-Chairs
  • Serve as primary spokespeople for the organization
  • Make timely decisions on behalf of the Leadership Council
  • Chair Leadership Council meetings
  • Provide ongoing, rapid feedback
  • Participate in a monthly call