Lane has been working on environmental advocacy issues in Kentucky and nationally since 1992 and has been with the Kentucky Conservation Committee since 2014. Lane is also currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Chapter of the US Green Building Council and the Lexington Corridors Commission (since 2016). Her background includes working as the Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator for the Kentucky Environmental Foundation, and as a leader in multiple positions for the Sierra Club. Lane has previously chaired the Cumberland (Kentucky) Chapter of the Sierra Club and held leadership roles in the areas of mining, forestry, wildlands, energy and communications for more than two decades. Lane has also served on the Sierra Club’s national Board of Directors, holding positions as Secretary, Vice President for Volunteer Leadership and Vice President for Visibility and Outreach. In addition Lane has led policy teams for the Sierra Club on Natural Gas Fracking, and as Chair for the Sierra Club’s Council of Sierra Club Leaders. Lane has also previously served on the board of Citizens Coal Council, working to empower citizens affected by the impacts of mining and coal, the board of the US Green Building Council/Kentucky Market Leadership, and the board of the Kentucky Solar Energy Society.
Lane has a thirty year background in Marketing, Graphics and Communication in addition to her environmental work. She is a recipient of the National Sierra Club’s Susan E. Miller award for Administrative excellence in 2006, and the recipient of Kentucky Heartwood’s annual Stu Butler award in 2016. Lane is a graduate of Miami University.
Randy Strobo is a partner at Strobo Barkley PLLC and an adjunct Professor of environmental law and policy at Bellarmine University’s School of Environmental Studies. He also serves as the Chair-Elect of the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Section of the Kentucky Bar Association, legal chair of the Sierra Club’s Cumberland (Kentucky) Chapter, and is the Board President of the ACLU of Kentucky. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law and Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. For more information, visit http://www.
KCC Intern, 2020 Legislative Session
Maddison is a senior environmental studies major, political science minor at Bellarmine University. She helped implement a plan for a future pollinator garden on Bellarmine’s campus. While at Bellarmine, Maddi served as a youth board member at Little Colonel Playhouse (2016-2018), an education intern at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville(2016), and also participated in a play about the Scotia mining accident of Letcher County in 1976. Maddi has a passion for animals and hopes to become an environmental lawyer to fight for marine and wildlife conservation. She is very excited to have an internship with the Kentucky Conservation Committee to begin her environmental career.
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