Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

ECRI Monthly Meeting, May 3rd

Monday, May 3, 2021  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Join us virtually via Zoom!

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Welcome, Introductions, & Office Report 5:30 - 5:50pm

  • Share introductions via chat (name, pronouns, affiliation, & location)
  • Land Acknowledgement (Mal)
  • Approval of April meeting minutes
  • Office Report (Greg)
  • Voting on the proposed officer nominations slate for 2021 – 2022 (Nicole & Everett) and slate at the end of the agenda

Policy Committee 5:50 – 6:20pm

  • Climate Crisis Campaign and lobby day planning updates
  • Legislative agenda & bill tracker: ongoing legislative tracker with bill numbers, links to bills, and sponsors
       • ***Advanced Action Required: please vote on ECRI policy priorities & rank the nominated priorities using Google Form here.
  • PolComm meeting May 10th, 4:30- 6:00pm

Presentation: RI Offshore Wind Summer Action, National Wildlife Federation, Nicole DiPaolo 6:20 - 6:45pm

President's Report and Equity-Based Strategic Planning 6:45– 6:52pm

  • Resolve Conservation updates & annual meeting  
  • Relevant fundraising
  • Executive Committee meeting May 11th, 5 – 6:00pm

Reports from ECRI fiscal agency projects 6:52 – 6:56pm

  • Green Infrastructure Coalition & School Recycling Club

Announcements 6:56pm

Adjourn 7:00pm

Nominations for The Board of Directors of the
ECRI & ECRI's Education Fund for
June 2021 - June 2022

President: Priscilla De la Cruz
Past President: Jerry Elmer
Secretary: Paige Therien
Treasurer: Paul Beaudette
VP Communications Co-Chair: Susan Korté
VP Communications Co-Chair: Malwina Skowron
VP Development: Everett Pope
VP Membership: Eugenia Marks
VP Policy: Kai Salem
NWF Representative: Greg Gerritt
NWF Alt Representative: Priscilla De la Cruz
Nominating Committee Member: Everett Pope