Statement on the nomination of Rhea Suh to be the next Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks

Oct 30, 2013

The following statement from The Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams is in response to the nomination of Rhea Suh to be the next Assistant Secretary of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks for the Department of the Interior.

“The Wilderness Society applauds President Obama’s nomination of Rhea Suh to be the next Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks.  Rhea will bring to the position a strong passion for the outdoors, experience leading the Department of Interior budget, and a history of working in a bipartisan way on issues such as youth engagement in the outdoors and the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

"We hope to see her quickly confirmed to this position that is critical to the mission of the Department of Interior and look forward to working with her in this new capacity.”

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