Jennings, Haug & Cunningham announced that Karen Gaylord was elected to the Valley Forward Regional Council and Ronnie Hawks was appointed to the Southern Arizona Regional Council for Arizona Forward.
Their role on each council allows the attorneys to assist the organization with its statewide initiative directed towards environmental quality.
Gaylord, who serves on the Valley Forward Regional Council of Arizona Forward, is a partner with the firm whose legal practice is focused on environmental and natural resource matters.
She advises clients on environmental regulatory matters and assists in developing business strategies that capitalize on environmental opportunities or address regulatory challenges. Gaylord also helps clients negotiate compliance agreements, and has worked extensively on water quality matters throughout Arizona.
Hawks, a partner with the firm, serves on Arizona Forward’s Southern Arizona Regional Council. His practice is focused predominantly on environmental and governing matters, including state, federal, and tribal entities.
He has extensive experience in Native American law, assisting to cognize water rights issues and environmental conformity on tribal lands. Hawks also helped draft environmental assessments in compliance with NEPA.
Arizona Forward, formerly known as Valley Forward, is a non-profit association focused in environmental and quality of life improvement.