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Evening for the Environment

Governor Janet T. Mills

Governor Janet T. Mills was sworn in as the 75th Governor of Maine on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Commissioner Judy Camuso,

Commissioner Judy Camuso, Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

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Joel Clement

Joel Clement is a senior fellow at both the Harvard Belfer Center’s Arctic Initiative and the Union of Concerned Scientists. He’s also a former federal executive and whistleblower.

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Maulian Dana,

Maulian Dana, Penobscot Nation Tribal Ambassador

Speaker Sara Gideon

Speaker Sara Gideon is serving her second term as Speaker of the House and fourth term in the Maine House of Representatives, representing the towns of Freeport and Pownal.

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Safiya Khalid,

Safiya Khalid, Is the first Somali immigrant and youngest person to be elected to the Lewiston City Council in Maine. Safiya also serves as a Community Coordinator at Gateway Community Services of Maine.

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Senator Angus S. King, Jr.

Senator Angus S. King, Jr. ​In January 2013, Angus King was sworn in as Maine’s first Independent United States Senator, filling the same seat once held by storied Maine leaders Edmund Muskie, George Mitchell, and Olympia Snowe.​

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Justin Kwasa,

Justin Kwasa, Voting Rights Program Director at the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund

Gina McCarthy,

Gina McCarthy, President and CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council

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Siri Pierce

Siri Pierce A 2020 graduate of Casco Bay High School in Portland, Siri launched the SolaRISE Portland movement to get solar panels on Portland Public Schools.

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree represents the First District of Maine in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Dr. Nirav Shah,

Dr. Nirav Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC).

Rev. Lennox Yearwood,

Rev. Lennox Yearwood, President & Founder of Hip Hop Caucus, a minister, community activist, U.S. Air Force veteran, and one of the most influential people in Hip Hop political life.

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