The PA Growing Greener Coalition Tuesday announced the appointment of the following three new members to its executive committee:
-- Tim Herd, CPRE, executive director, PA Recreation and Park Society;
-- Andrew Loza, executive director, PA Land Trust Association; and
-- Marci Mowery, president, PA Parks and Forest Foundation.
“We look forward to the wealth of knowledge, experience, and statewide influence these three new members bring as we ramp up the campaign for a Growing Greener III program,” said Andrew Heath, executive director of the Pennsylvania Growing Greener Coalition. “Each has a strong record of leadership on issues that are important to Pennsylvanians, including protecting our land and water, and ensuring our children and families have safe, outdoor places to play.”
The Coalition comprises more than 200 member and supporting organizations from across the state. The executive committee, which governs the Coalition, is expanding from seven to 10 members.
The other members are:
-- Cynthia Carrow, vice president, Government and Community Relations, Western PA Conservancy;
-- John Dawes, executive director, Foundation for PA Watersheds;
-- Karen Martynick, executive director, Lancaster Farmland Trust;
-- Molly Morrison, president, Natural Lands Trust;
-- Lee Ann Murray, assistant director/staff attorney, Chesapeake Bay Foundation-PA;
-- John Walliser, senior vice president, Legal and Government Affairs, PA Environmental Council; and
-- Larry Williamson (Chairman), retired deputy secretary for Conservation and Technical Services, Department of Conservation and Natural ResourcesThe PA Growing Greener Coalition is the largest coalition of conservation, recreation, and preservation organizations in the Commonwealth.