The Concerned Citizens of Montauk (CCOM) — a non-profit advocacy group that has dedicated itself to the preservation and protection of Montauk’s environment and ecology — has expanded to add an executive director to lead the organization’s efforts. Jeremy Samuelson, who most recently served as an environmental advocate for both CCOM and The Group for the East End, was named to that position, according to a press release issued last week.
“We are thrilled that Jeremy has agreed to be our first executive director,” said CCOM President, Dr. Robert Stern. “Montauk’s environment is the foundation of our quality of life and economy. CCOM is working to protect the natural resources that make Montauk a special place — and Jeremy is a critical part of that effort.”
“The challenge for CCOM and the community going forward is to create a path toward sustainability for Montauk,” said Samuelson. “Clean drinking water, habitat protection, swimmable bays and beaches are all vital to keeping Montauk, Montauk. CCOM is proud to play a leading role in ensuring the viability of our community.”