Friday, January 31, 2020

Fmr. Sen. Mike Brubaker Joins Board Of Chesapeake Conservancy

On January 30, the Chesapeake Conservancy announced four new members have been added to its Board of Directors, including former Sen. Mike Brubaker (R-Lancaster).
“The Board is pleased to welcome four new members, each of whom brings valuable and different skill sets to the management of our growing organization. Together we will advance the Chesapeake Conservancy’s mission and contribute tangible results toward conservation and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay,” said Chair Scott.
“We are very pleased to welcome our new board members who bring a wealth of expertise in everything from accounting, to diversity and inclusion, government relations, and organizational management and represent various regions of the Chesapeake Bay watershed,” said Chesapeake Conservancy President and CEO Joel Dunn. “Our Board is positioned to lead as the Chesapeake Conservancy enters the next phase of growth and opportunity.”
Mike Brubaker
In 2006, Mike Brubaker was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate for two consecutive four year terms. While representing the 36th district, he served four-year terms as Chair of the Agricultural & Rural Affairs Committee and Chair of the Senate Finance Committee. 
Brubaker also served as Board Member of the Chesapeake Bay Commission for eight years and served for two years as Chair of the Tri-State Commission.
“As a life-long Chesapeake Bay enthusiast and a 7th generation Pennsylvanian, I take great pride in the progress we have made in Bay conservation and look forward to working as a Chesapeake Conservancy Board Member to creatively and cooperatively work alongside Pennsylvanian leaders to ensure full compliance as we work collaboratively towards a cleaner, more viable Chesapeake Bay for all,” said Brubaker.
He is also the co-founder and managing partner of Principled Strategies, a business advisory firm dedicated to helping businesses grow by identifying barriers and creatively and collaboratively seeking solutions through mergers and acquisitions, new market creation, financing, real estate acquisition, and government relations.
Brubaker holds a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy from West Virginia University as well as an Honorary Doctorate from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. 
Mike and his wife of 35 years, Cindy, live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and enjoy investing time with family, friends, family bike rides in Lancaster County, and boating on the upper Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Conservancy’s mission is to conserve and restore the natural and cultural resources of the Chesapeake Bay watershed for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
As principal partner for the National Park Service on the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network and the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, the Conservancy helped create 170 new public access sites and permanently protect some of the Bay’s special places like Werowocomoco, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park, and Fort Monroe National Monument.
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[Posted: January 31, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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