PRESS RELEASE ON JANUARY 29, 2018
ROCKVILLE, MD – The Sierra Club, representing 6000 members across Montgomery County, announced today that it is endorsing Roger Berliner for County Executive and several outstanding candidates for the County Council.
Dave Sears, chair of the Montgomery County group of Sierra Club said, “We are excited about the prospects of our endorsed candidates focusing their skills, experience, and knowledge on making our county a national model for how local governments address the climate emergency facing our planet.”
With many open seats in this election, 2018 provides a historic opportunity to elect a county government committed to forging significant and measurable solutions to addressing climate change and other important environmental concerns.
*At-large Council endorsements*
Evan Glass –
Evan Glass would be a tireless fighter and committed champion for community interests in expanding environmental sustainability. He would advocate for expanding the Green Business Certification program, especially for small businesses, increasing affordable housing near transit, transit-oriented development, and walkable neighborhoods. As a recognized civic leader, he has experience fighting for community interests and will work towards increasing environmental standards for new buildings, plus reducing carbon-based energy emissions from all buildings. He strongly supports improving and expanding our public transportation infrastructure with the goal of decreasing the need to rely on single-occupancy vehicles. www.EvanGlass.com