Caren Glotfelty 2022
Caren Glotfelty has worked to conserve, protect and improve the environment for nature and people for more than 50 years. She is currently the Executive Director of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, where she is a strong partner with Allegheny County government to maintain the county parks system as a world-class asset for southwestern Pennsylvania. Her past professional positions include Environment Program Director for The Heinz Endowments, Maurice K. Goddard Chair in Environmental Resource Conservation at The Pennsylvania State University and Deputy Secretary for Water Management in the Pennsylvania Department Environmental Resources under Governor Bob Casey. She co-chaired the 21st Century Environment Commission under Governor Tom Ridge. She has served on the boards of Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Clearwater Conservancy. She received a master’s degree in Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.