Bios

Monica Burcik, Montgomery County Representative
•    Currently an at-home mom
•    Formerly employed at Montgomery County Conservation District and Montgomery County Planning Commission
•    B.S. in Environmental Science from University of Delaware
•    Resides in Montgomery County
•    Memberships: Elmwood Park Zoo,  Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy
•    Volunteer: Towamencin Township Parks and Recreation Committee
•    Hobbies = gardening and baking

Karen Holm, Delaware County Representative
•    Serves as manager of the Environmental Planning section of the Delaware County Planning Department
•    Her responsibilities include planning for watershed and stormwater management, open space, sewage facilities, and riverfront redevelopment
•    Graduated from West Chester University with a B.A. in Geography (Planning Concentration)
•    Lives in the Media, Delaware County area with her husband, two daughters, dog Teddy and cat Mandy
•    Hobbies = travel, canoeing, camping, reading, writing, and pulling the dog away from the trash can

Ed Magargee, Delaware County Representative
•    1981 – Present    Delaware County Conservation District    Media, PA -Conservation District Manager
•    Haverford Township Zoning Board 2003 –2005 & 2008 to present
•    Coordinator – Delaware County Envirothon, Annual High School Environmental Competition
•    Treasurer – Southeast Pa. Association of Conservation Districts
•    Chairman – Delaware County Agricultural Land Preservation Board

Gus Meyer, Montgomery County Representative
•    Montgomery County Conservation District Manager

Cathy Skwara, Bucks County Representative
•    Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, PA – B.S. Agronomy and Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO – M.S. Agronomy, Technical Journalism Minor
•    Bucks County Conservation District Board Associate Director
•    Pennsylvania Rural Leadership (RULE) Program Fellow
•    Resident of Bucks County
•    Hobbies = photojournalism, gardening/farming, and fishing

Dave Thomas, Chester County Representative
•    Vice President of Development for Industrial Developments International, Inc.
•    Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Florida
•    Licensed Professional Engineer
•    Resides in Chester County
•    Urban Land Institute – Regional Committee for Lehigh Valley
•    Secretary / Board of Directors, Black Rock Boat Club
•    Enjoys boating, skiing, hiking, biking, fishing and raising two young children