NEC Leadership Honored by Humboldt Dems

October, 2016

Press Release: The Humboldt County Democratic Central Committee is proud to announce that it will be honoring environmental and community activists Chris Beresford and Larry Glass at the 32nd annual Democrat of the Year dinner on October 14, 2016 at the River Lodge in Fortuna. A no-host cocktail hour begins at 6:00 p.m. with dinner to follow.

A highlight of the dinner will be the keynote address by nationally known climate activist Tom Steyer. Larry Glass and Chris Beresford have been chosen to be this year’s Democrats of the Year. Each has worked vigorously for a healthier environment during their involvement with the Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC).

Larry Glass has participated as a longtime member of the NEC Board and currently serves as President and Exectutive Director. Larry previously owned “The Works”, a business selling recorded music with branches in Eureka and Arcata and has served on the Eureka City Council.

Chris Beresford’s involvement with the NEC began in the mid 1970s and she has been the NEC Treasurer for the last six years. Chris is a retired employee of California State Parks, an active member of the Northcoast Chapter of the California Native Plant Society and has served on the Humboldt County Democratic Central Committee, among other activities. 

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