Wednesday, May 12, 2021

PA Resources Council Names Dr. Darren A. Spielman Executive Director

On May 12, the
PA Resources Council announced the appointment of Dr. Darren A. Spielman as Executive Director effective May 17.

Dr. Spielman has 20 years of leadership experience in the nonprofit and education sectors.

Most recently, he served as Executive Director of the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University Camden-- a statewide nonprofit organization nationally recognized for its expertise in recycling and waste reduction.

“Darren is an accomplished and dynamic nonprofit leader who demonstrates a keen understanding of what it takes to develop and implement a strategic vision,” according to PRC Board President Winnie Branton.  “His ‘people first’ commitment to justice, equity, inclusion and diversity will now extend to bringing together individuals and organizations across the state who are dedicated to environmental protection.”

As Executive Director of PRC, Dr. Spielman will oversee statewide public and private partnerships focused on education, material collection/recycling, watershed protection and litter prevention and oversee staff members based in regional offices in Allegheny County and Delaware County.

“I’m excited to join the team at PRC and start raising the revenue to sustain and grow the organization’s work, which is essential to the well-being of the state,” said Dr. Spielman.

“The Board is excited to welcome Darren as our new Executive Director and confident that PRC will be well positioned under his guidance to thrive in the years to come,” said Ms. Branton.

Dr. Spielman was born and raised in Philadelphia, where he lives with his wife and two children.  He has harbored a lifelong passion for environmental justice.

For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the PA Resources Council website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates, follow PRC on Twitter or Like them on FacebookClick Here for PRC’s Events Calendar.  Click Here to support their work.

PRC is Pennsylvania’s oldest grassroots environmental organization founded in 1939.  PRC has worked to protect resources for future generations through environmental education, recycling, waste diversion programs, anti-litter campaigns and other initiatives. 

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[Posted: May 12, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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