Rob Tielhet, the executive director of Georgia Conservation Voters, will give a 2012 legislative update at the Coalition for Sound Growth meeting on Monday, February 27.
Tielhet was named executive director March 2011. Before his appointment, he represented Smyrna and Marietta in the Georgia House of Representatives and served as Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus.
He has also served as executive director of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council and been named one of Georgia's Most Influential People by James Magazine. Georgia Conservation Voters is an organization dedicated to electing leaders with conservation values and pushing for policies ensuring clean air and water, scenic landscapes, wildlife and economic opportunities for Georgians.
The Coalition for Sound Growth is a local alliance of businesses and individuals dedicated to improving the quality of life in Columbus.
The meeting will be at noon at the Spencer Environmental Center, 303 12th Street. Lunch is $6. To reserve your seat and your lunch, contact the Coalition for Sound Growth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-596-8818.