Scrapbook Photo 08/08/20 - Ohio River Basin Alliance: PA Is Headwaters Of The Ohio River:
New Members Join PA Parks & Forests Foundation Board

The PA Parks and Forests Foundation Wednesday announced the appointment of Nancy Ball (retired, Lafayette College), Jae Ellison (Director of Outdoor Leadership & Education, Lycoming College), and Senator Guy Reschenthaler (State Senate), to its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2017.

PPFF’s new board members come from varying geographical locations across Pennsylvania. They bring extensive personal and professional experience in fundraising, academia, volunteerism, and a love of the outdoors.

“In 2017 we plan to launch a ‘Back to Basics’ program to help people develop outdoor recreation skills to increase their confidence and time spent in the outdoors,” said Marci Mowery, President of the Foundation. “The experience that Nancy, Jae, and Guy bring to the board of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation will be helpful in advancing this program, as well as, our mission of stewardship of our state parks and forests.”

In 2017, the new officers of PPFF’s Board of Directors will be Chair, Maria Montero; Vice Chair, Mary Soderberg; Treasurer, Jim Grace; Secretary, Brian Clark; Development, George Asimos. Current board members include: George Fernandez, Gus Frederick, Maxine Harrison, Rep. Mark Longietti, Tina Molsky, and Barb Sexton. Advisory board members consist of: Linda McKenna Boxx, William Forrey, Jon C. Oliver III, Gary Smith, Mary Weber, and Rob Wonderling.

For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the PA Parks & Forests Foundation website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from the Foundation,  Like them on Facebook or Follow them on Twitter.

(Photo: Waterfall at Ricketts Glen State Park in Columbia, Luzerne and Sullivan Counties.)


Can Recreation Economy Help Revitalize Small Towns On The Ohio River?

Western PA Conservancy Buys 170 Acres In Crawford County

Trail Connection Extends Circuit Trails In Bucks County

Safety Improvements Planned Along Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Laurel Mountain Ski Resort Reopens After Years Of False Starts

Grants Pave Way For Hempfield Park Upgrade

Take Five Fridays With Pam, PA Parks & Forests Foundation

Op-Ed: Keep Pittsburgh’s Rivers Open For Business & Recreation

Pittsburgh’s Health Ride Bike-Sharing Program To Expand

Editorial: Limits On Bike Lanes In Pittsburgh

AP: Philadelphia National Parks Official Billed Vacation Costs To NPS

Op-Ed: Trump Should Make Our National Parks Great Again Too

[Posted Dec. 21, 2016]


Go To Preceding Article     Go To Next Article

Return to This PA Environment Digest's Main Page