Pete Conroy is the
Director of Jacksonville State University's Environmental
Policy and Information Center (EPIC). Trained as a biologist,
Mr. Conroy moved to Alabama in 1985 to work as the curator
of the Anniston Museum of Natural History.
Since then, he has
received appointments from Alabama Governors Don Siegelman
(D), Fob James (R), Jim Folsom (D) and Guy Hunt (R).
In 2002 he was selected by Governor Siegelman to Chair
the Alabama Commission on Environmental Initiatives
and later the Alabama Geographic Information Council.
Retained by President
George Bush, Pete received White House appointments
by President Bill Clinton in early 1999 to serve as
Alternate U.S. Federal Commissioner of the Tri-State
(ACT/ACF) Water Compacts. He was also selected by the
Office of the Secretary of the Army to serve on an Operational
Assessment Team to review safety measures relating to
the destruction of chemical warfare materials in Alabama.