Nancy Sutley was the Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). In her role as Chair, she served as the principal environmental policy adviser to the President.
Prior to her appointment, Sutley was the Deputy Mayor for Energy and Environment for the city of Los Angeles, California. She represented Los Angeles on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and served on the California State Water Resources Control Board from 2003- 2005. Sutley also worked for California Governor Gray Davis as Energy Advisor, managing state and federal regulations, legislative affairs, finances and press relations.
She served as Deputy Secretary for policy and intergovernmental relations in the California EPA from 1999-2003. She advised on water and air pollution policy, and established budget and legislative priorities. During the administration of President William J. Clinton, Sutley worked for the EPA as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Regional Administrator in San Francisco and special assistant to the Administrator in Washington, D.C.
Sutley received her Bachelors degree from Cornell University and her Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University.
Nancy Sutley's Posts
- December 20, 2010 at 7:55 PM EST
Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, joins Cabinet Officials at the White House Forum on Environmental Justice.
Open for Questions: Environmental Justice with CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley and EPA Administrator Lisa JacksonDecember 14, 2010 at 2:09 PM EST
On Wednesday, December 15, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson will answer your questions about the Administration's work to create a healthy environment for all Ameircans.
- December 14, 2010 at 2:01 PM EST
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley participates in the 16th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
- December 6, 2010 at 7:09 PM EST
Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, joins EPA in celebrating its 40th Anniversary.
- November 18, 2010 at 7:53 PM EST
The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the General Services Administration host the first ever GreenGov Supply Chain Summit to announce a voluntary collaboration between the Federal Government and vendors and suppliers to create a greener and more efficient supply chain.
- November 18, 2010 at 7:23 PM EST
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley travels west to participate in events focused on building a strong and sustainable clean energy economy for America.
- November 17, 2010 at 6:44 PM EST
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley traveled to the 2010 Shanghai World Expo to highlight the Administration's work to support clean energy, promote sustainable communities, and prepare the U.S. to adapt to climate change.
- November 9, 2010 at 6:37 PM EST
Today at the Middle Class Task Force event, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley joined the Vice President to announce home energy efficiency measures that will achieve real cost savings and environmental benefits for American families.
- October 22, 2010 at 10:42 AM EST
White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley travels to Missoula, Montana, to discuss America's energy future at the 20th Annual Conference for the Society of Environmental Journalists.
- October 14, 2010 at 2:26 PM EST
Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, discusses the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force Report.