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(Mon., Oct. 3, 2011)—Mayor Peter Carlisle has appointed Laura H. Thielen as the City’s agricultural liaison.
“Laura has the expertise and enthusiasm to make this newly created position contribute effectively to our long-term goal of sustainability,” said
Thielen has served as chair of the State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Commission on Water Resource Management, and as director of the State Office of Planning. She has a Masters Degree in Public Policy from
The liaison will become the City’s first point of contact regarding agriculture issues; enable the city to capitalize on agricultural funding opportunities provided by state and federal agencies; and work with the state on issues of mutual concern.
Media contact: Louise Kim McCoy, Mayor’s Office, 768-7798.