Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has been appointed to serve as the co-chair of the Mayors Water Council for the U.S. Conference of Mayors, joining Mayor Brian Stratton of Schenectady, N.Y. who will also co-chair the council.
The primary purpose of the water council is to assist local governments in providing high quality water resources in a cost effective manner and to provide a forum to share information on water technology, management methods, operational experience, and financing of infrastructure development.
"I am honored to have been selected to co-lead this vitally important council and look forward to working with my peers to resolve some of the major challenges regarding water in cities today," Hosterman said.
Locally, Hosterman, who is in her third term as mayor, is a member of the Local Area Formation Commission (LAFCO), the Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority (ACTIA) and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD). She also serves on the executive committee of the Alameda County Mayors Conference.