The First Members of the ESAC

Three citizens have been named as the first members of the newly created Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee.

Justin Proctor who earned a Master’s in Science from Cornell University. He is a member of the Smithsonian Virginia Working Landscaping

Program in Front Royal, and President of FR/WC Anti-Litter council.

Herschel Finch who is the Conservation Chair for the local Izaak Walton league and the Potomac River Smallmouth Club. He is an active member

of the Shenandoah Riverkeepers.

Maggie Tewell who is a senior at Randolph Macon Academy with AP course work in environmental, a Cadet Major with aspirations of becoming

a Cadet Lieutenant Colonel and plans to major in Biochemistry.

ESAC will be chaired by Front Royal’s Environmental Specialist John Osborn, who is a certified arborist, nurseryman, and tree care safety expert with over 35 years of experience.

The mission of the ESAC is to focus on the Town’s ecosystem, including the establishment of recommended goals for environmental protection involving

waste reduction, recycling, energy conservation, clean air and water, natural resources, and a sustainable community.