Saturday, June 04, 2011

Featuring: John Rosenthall

John Rosenthall
John Rosenthall provides environmental counsel to the government agencies, municipalities and Historically Black Colleges and Universities. He supports two non-profit organizations, the National Small Town Alliance (NSTA) and EJ Conference, Inc. (EJCI). NSTA represents the interests of small towns and rural communities before Congress and Federal agencies, establishes community technology centers and provides excess and surplus government computers to small towns and community groups across the country.

Since 1999, in partnership with the Department of Energy and Tennessee State University, NSTA has donated more than 5000 computers to needy communities. EJCI plans and conducts a national conference on environmental justice each year in Washington, DC.

Education and Prior Experiences:

Graduated from Tougaloo College with a degree in mathematics

Served two years in the United States Army working in the Office of the secretary of Defense in the Pentagon

Graduated from George Washington University school of Law with a Juris Doctorate Degree

Handled Environmental matters for Mobil Oil Corporation

Practiced Criminal and Environmental Law in the Law offices of John Rosenthall

Served as Director of Environmental Justice for the National Office of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Served as Washington Counsel for the National Conference of Black Mayors

(Washington Government Relations Group)

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