Do you live in Albemarle, Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange or Rappahannock? If yes, Solarize Piedmont is the campaign for you.
The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) a 501(c)3 nonprofit, was founded in 1972 to promote and protect the Virginia Piedmont’s rural economy, natural resources, history and beauty. Headquartered in Warrenton, VA, we have offices throughout a nine-county Piedmont region that includes Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock.
Bri West joined PEC’s staff in July 2006. Bri is a lifelong resident of Fauquier County, graduating from Fauquier High School in 2000. She went on to receive a degree in Biology from the College of William and Mary. After college Bri worked as a Naturalist at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples.
Tiffany (aka “Tiff”) was born and raised in eastern Loudoun County, where she grew up exploring the neighborhoods and nature along the Potomac River. She graduated from Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment, where she received her B.A. in Geography with a concentration in geospatial and environmental analysis, and a minor in psychology.
Rex Linville is a land conservation professional with over 16 years of experience helping landowners protect property with voluntary conservation easements. He has been working in Albemarle and Greene Counties for The Piedmont Environmental Council since 2004 and prior to that worked with landowners in Maryland while at the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy.
Michael Kane has more than 15 years of land conservation experience in the Mid-Atlantic region. In the late 1990s, Mike created the Bucks County (PA) Municipal Open Space Program and the Bucks County Natural Areas Program, two county-wide initiatives that successfully partnered with state and local governments and non-profit land trusts to identify and preserve productive farmland, critical natural habitats, and expand the amount of parkland in the county.