HARTFORD, Conn. – Jim Perras has joined the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority as its government relations liaison, according to a news release.
In this position he is responsible for providing information to state officials and government agencies regarding CRRA initiatives and issues surrounding solid waste disposal, energy generation, recycling and the environment.
Prior to joining CRRA, Perras held various staff positions within the state legislature. Most recently, he served as senior executive advisor to Senate President Pro Tempore Donald E. Williams Jr.
Perras graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. In 2010, he received a juris doctor from Western New England University School of Law. He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in November 2010.
Perras lives with his wife, Kylene Perras, in Manchester. He is a life-long resident of that town, which he serves as a member of its Redevelopment Agency.
The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority is a quasi-public agency whose mission is to work for – and in – the best interests of the municipalities of the state of Connecticut. CRRA’s board of directors and management team develop and implement environmentally sound solutions and best practices for solid waste disposal and recycling management on behalf of municipalities. CRRA serves 96 Connecticut cities and towns. CRRA also runs award-winning sustainability education programs through the CRRA Trash Museum in Hartford. For more information about CRRA and its activities, visit http://www.crra.org. Computer users can also discuss CRRA on its blog, http://crra-blog.blogspot.com.