Brack elected to National Wildlife Federation
D.C. - Affiliate delegates to the National Wildlife Federation
(NWF) elected South Carolina conservationist Andy Brack of
Charleston to its volunteer Board of Directors during the
organization's 68th annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri.
former president of the South Carolina Wildlife Federation,
Brack has fought hard to protect South Carolina's natural
resources including a special initiative to prevent state
officials from raiding the state's conservation trust funds.
He will serve as Director representing North Carolina, South
Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.
Board oversees the organization's administrative affairs,
ensuring that it delivers on its critical conservation mission.
Representatives of the 47 independent conservation groups
that form the ranks of NWF's state and territorial affiliates
select regional board members.
are proud to welcome this highly qualified and dedicated conservationist
to our Board of Directors," said Becky Scheibelhut, chair
of the NWF Board. "Andy is a strong leader and committed
spokesman for NWF with a unique set of communications and
organizational skills that will enhance our programmatic work
to protect wildlife and wild places."
is a principal with The Brack Group, in Charleston, South
Carolina. He is the editor and publisher of a weekly South
Carolina legislative forecast called the S.C. Statehouse Report,
and a daily news service, S.C. Clips. As a member of a consulting
consortium, Brack works with medium size communities to plan
sound growth which will attract jobs. In 2000, he was a candidate
for the U.S. Congress and completed a 240-mile campaign hike
from Seabrook Island to the North Carolina state line. This
hike helped him learn more about the value of protecting land
and habitat and also about "the necessity of a really
good pair of hiking boots."
is a great honor to serve on the National Wildlife Federation
Board," said Brack. "It gives me the opportunity
to bring my energy to helping communities across America protect
the natural resources they care about."
wildlife through education and action since 1936, the National
Wildlife Federation is America's conservation organization
creating solutions that balance the needs of people and wildlife
now and for future generations.
Release: March 15, 2004
Contact: Mary Burnette - 703-438-6097