Tom became co-executive eirector in January of 2022. He joined NJ Conservation in 2015 as campaign director for Energy, Climate and Natural Resources. In this role he led the statewide "Rethink Energy NJ" campaign to stop unneeded fossil fuel infrastructure, including the PennEast pipeline, and to advance landmark new clean energy and climate policies. Previously, he served as senior conservation finance director with the Trust for Public Land where he passed eighteen county and local ballot measures in seven states generating over $270 million to finance parks and land conservation, and chaired successful campaigns to secure approval of a $400 million bond measure in 2009 and constitutional amendment in 2014 that created a stable source of funding for New Jersey's land and historic preservation programs. Previously, Tom also served as Director of Eastern Forest Conservation for the Wilderness Society, and Executive Director of the NY/NJ/PA/CT Highlands Coalition. Tom earned his bachelor's degree in history and master's degree in natural resources planning from the University of Vermont.
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- C02. Advancing Solar Energy with Sound Siting
September 16, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM