Janie French is the Director of Green Infrastructure Programs with the PA Environmental Council. PEC is a statewide non profit that works to protect and restore our natural and built environments through innovation, collaboration, education and advocacy. Ms French has more than 28 years professional experience in community based planning and water resource sustainability. Before joining PEC, she served as State Coordinator and Outreach Team Manger for Canaan Valley Institute, working with more than 150 community groups to implement locally led solutions that addressed rural water issues in PA, MD, VA and WV. Most recently, she was the Watersheds Program Manger for 3 River Wet Weather where she was responsible for building strategic alliances between local municipal governments, non profits and academia to educate and advocate for efficient, cost effective alternatives for solving combined sewer overflows in Allegheny County. Ms French is a founding member of the PA Organizations for Watersheds and Rivers and Professional Conservationist Award recipient from the State Council of Trout Unlimited.