SIERRA CLUB DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT HAMILTON
As Sierra Club Global Warming and Energy Program director, Becker developsand implements advocacy and media strategies for federal decision makers andfor national and regional Sierra Club staff and volunteers. Prior to thispost, he was legislative counsel for Environmental Action. There he helped winpassage of the federal Superfund law to clean up toxic waste and worked to passa strengthened Clean Air Act.
In 1994, President Clinton appointed Becker to the Presidential AdvisoryCommittee on Personal Motor Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Reductions. He wasinstrumental in assembling a working majority of the committee and drafting theMajority Report to the president.
Becker is a 1977 graduate of Hamilton, and earned a law degree fromNortheastern University Law School in Boston.