(We’re extremely happy to have Julie join our team and expand our efforts to help preserve the natural resources, working farmlands, and native habitats of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. -Brian)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Environmental group hires new Legislative Advocate
Activist will join Brian Schmidt and Lennie Roberts as County watchdogs
Hutcheson, a native Canadian and long time
resident, has been involved locally advocating for preservation of farmland, improving and sustaining smart growth and quality of life, and open space protection. She is the founder of Thrive! Morgan Hill , was active in the 2009 Measure A campaign for the Downtown Morgan Hill, has been an advocate of the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Business Advocacy Committee and the Environmental Affairs Council.
“Julie brings to our team a strong working knowledge of county issues and policies. Her first-hand experience with local land use issues and grassroots organizing is invaluable to the Committee’s work in the County,” said Cynthia D’Agosta, Executive Director. “We are excited about adding her expertise and passion to our team of Advocates and increasing our capacity to fight for protection of local lands for future generations.”
About Committee for Green Foothills
Committee for Green Foothills is a regional grassroots organization working to establish and maintain land-use policies that protect the environment throughout
San Mateo and . Committee for Green Foothills, established in 1962, is a Bay Area leader in the continuing effort to protect open space and the natural environment of our beautiful area. For more information about the Committee, visit www.GreenFoothills.org.
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