For Immediate Release, May 22, 2019
Contact: Kierán Suckling, (520) 275-5960,

Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund Endorses Regina Romero for Tucson Mayor

TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund, the 501(c)(4) political arm of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity, today announced that it is endorsing Regina Romero to be the next mayor of the city of the Tucson in this historic election.

“Regina Romero will be an excellent mayor for Tucson and will make the city a true leader when it comes to protecting our environment and making communities healthier and more vibrant,” said Kierán Suckling, president of the Center Action Fund. “I have known Regina for years. She is a competent and proven leader who has rock-solid values and cares deeply about the well-being of people, as well as the other wildlife that call our desert home.”

As a Tucson City Councilmember, Regina Romero has an 11-year record of championing environmental and wilderness preservation, fighting for the permanent protection of environmentally sensitive areas, spearheading the city’s water-conservation efforts and preserving historical and culturally significant archaeological sites.

“As mayor, Regina will bring her strong environmental values to the urgent task of creating a bold plan to fight the imminent threat of climate change,” Suckling said. “She will also resist the Trump administration’s efforts to militarize and destroy the environmental integrity of our borderlands.

The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund is devoted to electing county, state and federal lawmakers with unshakable environmental values, and to promoting progressive policies and laws that protect endangered species, preserve public lands and ensure all people live free from harmful pollution.

The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for legislation and legislators that will advance a progressive environmental agenda. The Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund is the 501(c)(4) affiliate of the Center for Biological Diversity, but these organizations’ names are not interchangeable