DCNR’s Bureau of Recreation and Conservation is excited to announce the hiring of Jeanne Barrett Ortiz as the new regional advisor for Bucks, Delaware, and Philadelphia Counties.

Regional advisors are a first point of contact for DCNR grants and technical assistance.

Jeanne was most recently the Senior Program Manager for Landscape Conservation at Audubon Mid-Atlantic, where she managed the Kittatinny Ridge Conservation Landscape.

Some of Jeanne’s past accomplishments include managing neighborhood economic development and adult education programs for The Lighthouse—a settlement house in northern Philadelphia—and co-founding the Wissahickon Sustainability Council. She received PennFuture’s 2023 “Woman of Environmental Education” award and is a committee person in Philadelphia’s 21st Ward.

To contact Jeanne, use the regional advisor contact information map (below).

This post adapted from a release by DCNR.