Monday, November 1, 2010

Group Program Sunday, November 14

SIERRA CLUB PROGRAM, Sunday Nov. 14 Audubon Zoo, Dominion Auditorium. Charles E. Allen III of the City of New Orleans Dept. of Coastal and Environmental Affairs. Enter education gate behind the statue of Audubon to far right of main public gate. Parking plentiful and safe. (504) 780-8889 for more info. The program is free and open to everyone. Refreshments/socializing at 6:30pm Program 7 to 8pm.

CHARLES E. ALLEN, III, MSPH is director of the New Orleans Office of Coastal and Environmental Affairs and he serves as advisor to our city's Mayor on such affairs. He is also Vice-Chair of the Holy Cross Neighborhood Association and until recently was serving as acting director of the Lower 9th Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development. He also serves as a board member of a partnership and project known as REACH-NOLA, which works to improve access to quality health care for New Orleans residents. He also serves as a board member and secretary of the New Orleans Hospital Services District A Board. This board is working to rebuild a hospital for the Eastern New Orleans community. Finally, he serves on Louisiana Governor's Advisory Committee on Coastal Restoration and Protection.

Mr. Allen is a proud graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana where he received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology in spring 1995. He is also a graduate of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine where he received his Master's of Science in Public Health in fall 1998 and is a life-long resident of New Orleans.