NPC Luncheon with Sally Jewell, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
October 31, 2013 12:30 PM
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, in the aftermath of the federal government shutdown, plans to discuss the economic value of our nation's national parks and other public lands at a National Press Club luncheon at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 31.
Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $21 for Press Club members (NPC members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and $35 for all other non-member tickets. For questions, please email email@example.com or call (202)662–7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.
Jewell was tapped by President Obama to be Interior Secretary from her job as president and CEO of Recreational Equipment, Inc., better known as REI. She was sworn in April 12.
The Interior Dept. plays a role in the stewardship of 20% of the nation’s lands, including national parks and national wildlife refuges and is the largest supplier and manager of water resources in 17 Western states. It also manages the development of oil and natural gas as well as renewable energy on public lands and waters.
To submit a question in advance, put JEWELL in the subject line and email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 7 a.m. Oct. 31.