The Sarasota Environmental Caucus meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at Democratic Headquarters, 7358 S. Tamiami Trail at 6:30PM. (In July and January the General Meeting is held in North Port.)

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 8: Central County Caucus Meeting

Where:

Democratic HQ | 7358 S Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34231

When: April 8, 6:30pm

Cost: Free!

Speaker: Brooke Errett

Brooke Errett is a Florida Organizer at Food & Water Watch. Based out of our St. Petersburg office, she works on passing a statewide fracking ban in Florida and moving Florida congresspersons to sign onto the OFF Act to move off of fossil fuels and onto renewable energy sources.

Prior to working at Food & Water Watch, Brooke worked on over 40 political campaigns as a campaign manager, advisor and field director. Through her political work, she managed volunteer networks of hundreds of individuals and led training workshops and actions statewide. She worked for several nonprofits including Environment Florida, Florida Consumer Action Network and PBS as a fundraising canvasser. Brooke also managed a field campaign for NextGen Climate to pass Amendment 1, the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative.  She was also an adjunct law professor of advocacy at Fordham University. She earned her BA in Political Science at the University of Florida prior to getting her Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law. She can be reached at berrett@fwwatch.org.

Tuesday, April 2: North County Caucus Meeting

Where:

Robert L. Taylor Community Complex | 1845 34th St, Sarasota, FL 34234

When: April 2, 6:00 pm

Cost: Free!

Speaker: Howard Berna

Howard J. Berna, Manager of Sarasota County’s Environmental Permitting Team has worked with for the County for 18 years as a member of the Planning and Development Services – Environmental Protection Division. He and his team address a wide range of environmental regulatory issues as they implement County Ordinances and the County’s Comprehensive Plan to protect and preserve natural features within the developed landscape. Mr. Berna will be speaking about the work his team performs to benefit the community.