SUMMIT, NJ - Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman and current Summit Common Council President David Naidu will both be be part of a panel discussion on climate change hosted by -- and held at -- Reeves-Reed Arboretum May 10, beginning at 7 p.m.

The event is part of the Arboretum's three-part series on climate change and sustainability entitled 'Local Action / Global Impact'., and will also feature J. Douglas Reid-Green, senior technical lead for BASF’s environmental remediation team; Jennifer Coffey, Executive Director of the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions; and Randall Solomon, Executive Director of Sustainable Jersey.

In addition to her tenure as governor of the Garden State, Whitman is the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency and founder of The Whitman Strategy Group, providing environmental and energy consulting services to organizations and government agencies.

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Naidu, who represent Ward 1 on the Summit Council, is a partner at K&L Gates with an emphasis on environment, land and natural resources.

Admission is $10 per person for Arboretum members; $15 for non-members. There will be a limited attendance, meet-and-greet reception with the panelists at 6:30 p.m., with admission to the reception and discussion priced at $25. For paid reservations, visit reeves-reedarboretum.org. Presenting partners of the 'Local Action / Global Impact' series are Ciel Power and Green Summit.

Reeves-Reed Arboretum is located at 165 Hobart Avenue.