Lunch with The League of Women Voters: Another Hurricane Sandy? NYC’s Strategic Plan to Protect Residents Against Natural Disasters w/ Susanne DesRoches

Date: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Ceremonial Hall - 4th floor
Admission: 
LWV & Ethical Members: $20; Guests: $25; $25 at Door

Join us for Lunch with The League of Women Voters, featuring a buffet lunch (12pm-1pm) followed by a program focusing on issues of concern to the League and to Ethical members alike, and usually includes a Q&A.

Speaker: Susanne DesRoches, Deputy Director, Infrastructure + Energy, NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery + Resiliency and Office of Sustainability

Ms. DesRoches leads the City’s efforts to adapt infrastructure systems across the New York metro area to the risks of climate change. She oversees a team responsible for implementing a cohesive program of resiliency initiatives across several key areas, including energy, telecommunications, water/sewer/waste, and transportation in collaboration with the New York City Panel on Climate Change. Ms. DesRoches is an Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University and received her Bachelor of Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and an MPA Environmental Science & Policy.

To RSVP, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/another-hurricane-sandy-nycs-strategic-plan-to-protect-residents-from-natural-disasters-tickets-59393943885 or contact LWV manager Emily: ecorvi@lwvnyc.org or 212-725-3541