Since 2007, Dr. Dale Medearis has worked as a senior regional planner for the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC). He currently co-leads the NVRC’s regional climate mitigation, resiliency and international programs. Prior to working for NVRC, Medearis spent approximately 20 years at the Office of International Affairs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in Washington DC. At EPA he helped manage the Agency’s programs for urban sustainability, Eastern and Western Europe, the OECD, and Middle East. He serves as a board member of the American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the Friends of the Goethe Institute. Medearis has a Ph.D. in Environmental Design and Planning from Virginia Tech University, an M.S. in Cartographic and Geographic Science from George Mason University, an M.G.A. in Government from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Redlands.
Position: Senior environmental planner at the Northern Virginia Regional Commission