Carol Collier Recognized With PEC’s Winsor Award In Philadelphia

Carol Collier, former Executive Director of the Delaware River Basin Commission, was honored by the PA Environmental Council with the Winsor Award at the 47th Environmental Partnership Dinner Wednesday in Philadelphia.

The Winsor Award was established by PEC’s board of directors in 1988 in memory of the Council’s founder and longtime president, Curtin Winsor. Periodically, the Board has chosen to recognize exemplary individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to enhancing the Commonwealth’s environment.

Carol Collier currently serves as Senior Advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

Carol served for more than 15 years as executive director of the Delaware River Basin Commission before joining the Academy. Before joining DRBC, she was executive director of Pennsylvania’s 21st Century Environment Commission and was regional director of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Southeast Region.

Prior to DEP, Collier served 19 years with BCM Environmental Engineers, Inc., beginning as a student intern and ultimately becoming vice president of environmental planning, science and risk.

She has a B.A. in biology from Smith College and a master’s in regional planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

In 2016, Carol was recognized with the Karl Mason Award from the PA Association of Environmental Professionals and was named to the American Institute of Certified Planners College of Fellows, in 2014 she received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded her the Bronze Order of the DeFleury Medal, in 2007 the American Water Resources Association presented her with the Mary H. Marsh Medal for exemplary contributions to the protection and wise use of the nation’s water resources, in 1998 she was recognized with the Woman of Distinction Award from the Philadelphia Business Journal and in 1997 she was presented with the Touchstone Award from the Society of Women Environmental Professionals.

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[Posted: June 16, 2017]


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