SEJ Election 2020: Candidate Statements


This election is to fill five Active-category seats on the Board of Directors for three-year terms, plus one Active-category seat for a two-year term. At the May 9, 2020 board meeting, the board voted to reduce their number from 15 to 13 by cutting active seats down to 11. Five board members’ terms expire this year: Sadie Babits, Breanna Draxler, Lyndsey Gilpin, Susan Moran and Roger Witherspoon. Draxler, Gilpin, Moran and Witherspoon will not run for reelection.

Candidate Statements:


"Mining Covers More Than 20% Of Indigenous Territory In The Amazon"

"Mining, both legal and illegal, impinges on more than one-fifth of Indigenous territory in the Amazon, according to a new study from the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Amazon Geo-Referenced Socio-Environmental Information Network (RAISG)."

Source: Mongabay, 10/13/2020


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