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Template:Infobox Person Rebecca Rotzler is one of seven co-chairs of the Green Party of the United States, elected to that position on July 24, 2005 [1]. She was elected deputy mayor and a trustee of New Paltz, New York, on May 6, 2003; one of the first Green Party candidates elected in New York[2]. In that position she assisted mayor Jason West in performing numerous same-sex marriages in New York, and worked to increase the use of solar and wind power in that community[3] Rotzler did not seek reelection in 2007, the year Jason West was defeated by Democrat Terry Dungan. Rotzler served as co-chair of the Green Party Peace Action Committee, and is a New York State delegate to the Green National Committee. Rotzler is also a member of Alternatives to Military, an organization promoting counter-military recruitment, and 9-11 People Against Racism.

She attended the State University of New York at New Paltz, majoring in communication studies. There, she served as president of the university's local Students for a Free Tibet.

Rotzler participated as a panelist at the Cornell ILR Global Labor Institute Conference: A North American Labor Assembly on Climate Crisis: Building a Global Movement for Clean Energy, and was a featured speaker at The World Can't Wait "Impeach Bush" Summit[4][5].

Rotzler has expressed interest in the Green Party's Presidential nomination for 2008.

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