Versant Strategies President MeeCee Baker to Chair Environment & Energy Advisory Committee

December 2, 2022

Incoming Shapiro-Davis Administration Names Members Of Environment/Energy Transition Advisory Committee

On December 2, Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Austin Davis announced the members of seven Transition Advisory Committees, which will advise the incoming Administration and prepare to advance Governor-Elect Shapiro’s top priorities: growing our economy, making our communities safer, and ensuring all Pennsylvania students receive a high-quality education.

The Transition Advisory Committees include Economic Development, Environment/Energy, Public Safety, Education/Workforce, Health & Human Services, Consumer Protection, and State Government Operations.

“Pennsylvanians gave us a mandate to bring people together and get things done – and this diverse, experienced group of leaders and policy experts from every region across the Commonwealth will advise our Transition on the most pressing issues and priorities we face,” said Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro. “It was a privilege to spend the last 14 months traveling across Pennsylvania, listening to and learning from our neighbors. Wherever I went, Pennsylvanians wanted the same thing: an economy that works for everyone, good schools and a quality education for their children, and safe communities for their families – and these Advisory Committees will play a key role assisting the Shapiro-Davis Administration get to work on day one to turn that vision into a reality. ”

The Advisory Committee for Environment and Energy will be chaired by MeeCee Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Versant Strategies.

The Advisory Committee for Environment and Energy will be made up of environmental experts, labor leaders who represent workers in the energy industry, and policy experts and will advise the transition on how to carry out Shapiro’s vision to create a bold, comprehensive climate and energy plan that will grow Pennsylvania’s economy, protect and create jobs, address climate change, and protect Pennsylvanians’ constitutional right to clean air and pure water.

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