Throughout his career, including a decade as a New York State Assembly member and Region 2 administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Pete Lopez has been committed to enhancing public health and safety. Among his achievements, improving drinking and wastewater infrastructure in urban and rural communities, and promoting grassroots initiatives in agricultural and environmental sustainability. Having led recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and New York after major storm events, Pete also knows firsthand the urgency of confronting climate change. Contact: