At the quarterly Board of Directors meeting held in April, the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy welcomed Andrew Young to the board as a director-at-large.
Young is a law student at George Washington University Law School specializing in Environmental, Natural Resource, and Land Use Law. He currently clerks for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the Office of Compliance and Enforcement Assurance’s (OECA) Water Enforcement and Cross-Cutting Policy Divisions.
He serves on the Board of Directors for the Cowpasture River Preservation Association and has been with the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance since 2018 when he first surveilled the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines with the Pipeline Airforce.
Andrew has a bachelors in politics from Pomona College. He is an avid whitewater boater, skier, hiker, and runner, with a strong connection to the Central Appalachian Highlands.