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PA DEP Names Tim Schaeffer Deputy for Water Programs

PA DEP Names Tim Schaeffer Deputy for Water Programs

DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell Wednesday announced the appointment of Tim Schaeffer to the position of Deputy Secretary for Water Programs starting December 18.

 

As Deputy, he will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the bureaus of Waterways Engineering and Wetlands, Safe Drinking Water, and Clean Water, Compacts and Commissions Office and Planning and Conservation Division, and will oversee the Chesapeake Bay Office.

 

Schaeffer has served in state government since 2008, most recently as Director of Policy and Planning for the Fish and Boat Commission. Prior to his state service, Tim served in leadership roles for Audubon Pennsylvania, PA Environmental Council, and PA Organization for Watersheds and Rivers.

 

His has a Ph.D. from State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, where his doctoral dissertation addressed local governments as partners in adaptive natural resource management; a Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University College of Law; a Master of Science in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University; and a Bachelor of Arts from Gettysburg College.

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