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, energy policy, land use policy, smart growth and transportation policies. He is a founding member of the Coalition for Smarter Growth and a founding Co-Chair and Steering Committee member of the Choose Clean Water Coalition. He also is a member of the Land Trust Alliance Leadership Council. Prior to joining PEC, he was the assistant director for Federal Affairs at the Surface Transportation Policy Project, a national non-profit transportation organization based in Washington, D.C. Until 1993, he was an associate with the law firm of Beveridge & Diamond, P. C. In 2004, Mr. Miller received the Virginia Conservation Network's Blue Ridge Award for outstanding conservation leadership in the Piedmont. He also received, on behalf of PEC, the Quarter Century of Service Award from the Partners for Livable Communities. He earned his juris doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School and bachelor's with honors in environmental studies from Williams College.
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- A12. Identifying and Addressing Community Needs Through Fee Land Management
- E16. Fossil Fuel Pipelines: Threat to Our Land and Climate
October 18, 2019
10:30 AM - Noon
October 19, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM