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Randolph, Watsun

Watsun Randolph joined PEC full time in April 2005, after an extended internship. He is the backbone of PEC’s mapping program, and provides GIS services for nonprofits in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and the District …
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Parker, Tiffany

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, …
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Chris Miller

Chris Miller

Christopher G. Miller has served as The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) President since 1996. Mr. Miller is responsible for overall management and strategic planning for PEC, including its land conservation program, habitat restoration, rural economics, …
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Rex Linville

Rex Linville

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 …
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Larson, Doug

Mr. Larson has returned to PEC as an advisor within our Development Department. Prior to his retirement in 2016, he served as a PEC Vice President for 16 years. In that position, he oversaw the …
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Mike Kane

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 …
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Adam, Karen Hunsberger

Karen has returned to PEC as a Data Coordinator within our IT Department. Prior to her retirement in 2016, she served as PEC’s Membership Director. While in that position Karen oversaw our database program which …
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Julie Bolthouse

Julie grew up in Fairfax, Loudoun, and Clarke counties. After graduating from Clarke County High School she attended Virginia Tech receiving a B.S. in Fisheries Science with a minor in Watershed Management. Moving back to …
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Gem Bingol

A PEC field officer since 1998, Gem Bingol started in Loudoun, then assumed the land use officer position in Clarke and now divides her time between both counties. Gem’s focus is on helping citizens make …
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“Exploring the Small Farm Dream”

This course is for people who are considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are not sure where to start. Designed to guide students through an initial exploratory decision-making process, “Exploring the Small Farm Dream” courses …
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