Lily Jones

Lily Jones

Communications Coordinator

West Region

Lily Jones joined PEC in 2020. As Communications Coordinator, she supports the development, distribution, and marketing of media content and other materials to educate the public and keep stakeholders informed about PEC’s work. Prior to working at PEC, she has worked for The Oberlin Review, The Evanston RoundTable, FaCT Ohio, and the Clark Street Beach Bird Sanctuary.

Jones grew up in the Chicago area and earned her B.A. in English and Environmental studies from Oberlin College, where she studied the uses of writing and reading as tools for promoting environmental action. During her time at Oberlin, she collaborated with local leaders on a number of sustainability projects, including a survey with the City of Oberlin to inform food waste management programs, and a partnership with Oberlin residents to reduce usage of single-use plastics in the downtown retail district. In her free time she enjoys running and baking.

PEC Blog Posts By Lily

PEC is Hiring: Events and Administration Coordinator

PEC is Hiring: Events and Administration Coordinator

Position Description Events and Administration Coordinator (Philadelphia Office) February 12, 2021 About PEC: The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that protects and restores the natural and built environments through innovation, collaboration, education, and advocacy. At the...

February 12, 2021By: Lily Jones
The Shenango River, 2021 River of the Year

The Shenango River, 2021 River of the Year

Since 1983, Pennsylvanians have had the opportunity to rally around their favorite state waterway and vote for the River of the Year. This year’s winner is the Shenango River, which runs for 82 miles in Western Pennsylvania, eventually joining with...

February 9, 2021By: Lily Jones
Public Comment Overwhelmingly Supports RGGI Proposal

Public Comment Overwhelmingly Supports RGGI Proposal

In September, the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) voted to advance to public comment a proposed rulemaking for Pennsylvania to link to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a market-based collaboration between Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states committed to reducing greenhouse gas...

December 23, 2020By: Lily Jones
2020 Virtual Dinners

2020 Virtual Dinners

Every year, PEC hosts regional awards dinners to celebrate the exceptional work being done by groups and individuals across the Commonwealth to help the environment. This year, those events looked a little different. While we were not able to gather...

December 3, 2020By: Lily Jones
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