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Passionate about the Environment? Join the Illinois Chapter Executive Committee!

The Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club is looking for passionate Club members who want to run for a position on the Chapter Executive Committee. The “Ex-Com” sets the priorities, policies, and state budget that enable the club volunteers and staff to protect the environment and build programs that expand its influence. The Ex-Com members work with Group representatives to maximize the outreach of the groups as they relate to the Chapter.

If you feel called to this exciting role and want to help with the leadership in this important State Wide committee, contact Connie Schmidt, Chair of the Nominating Committee for application information and to discuss the responsibilities of this critical and enriching volunteer role at twnstr111 [at] msn.com or 630 234 3029. Thank you!

Our Latest Blog Posts

Environmental Justice Legislation Signed Into Law

July 18, 2016

Legislation expanding the Illinois Environmental Justice Commission was passed by both chambers and signed into law by Governor Rauner on July 8th. The legislation adds members to the Commission on Environmental Justice, including new affected community members and labor representatives... read more.

Earth Day 2016: Citizens for Climate Action

May 16, 2016

Illinois celebrated Earth Day this year with a rally and lobby day in Springfield. The Sierra Club partnered with community leaders, climate activists, unions, and many other allies to bring over 350 people to the state’s capital to push for the passage of urgent environmental legislation.... read more.