Assemblymember Das Williams Appointed Chair of Assembly Natural Resources Committee

From: The Office of Assemblymember Das Williams

SACRAMENTO– Assemblymember Das Williams (D- Carpinteria) has been appointed Chair of Assembly Natural Resources Committee for the 2015-16 Legislative Session.

“I am honored that Speaker Toni Atkins has selected me to Chair the Natural Resources Committee,” said Assemblymember Williams, who has served as a member of the Natural Resources Committee for the past two years.

Assemblymember Williams, who previously served for seven years as a Santa Barbara City Councilmember, has a long record of fighting for coastal protection, renewable energy, and sustainable waste and recycling policies.

“As a life-long surfer and environmentalist, whose first job was collecting recycling on the Central Coast, I am extremely passionate about the issues that come before Natural Resources, and I look forward to tackling important policy measures that move California even further in sustainability, the protection of our precious resources, and efforts to reduce climate change.”