|Mr. Bram is an Assistant Counsel, representing the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in its Office of Chief Counsel, Southeast Regional Office in Norristown, where he has practiced since 2002. He is primary counsel to the regional Sewage Facilities Planning Section and also provides legal representation in the areas of Water and Watershed Management, Air Quality, Solid Waste Management, and Environmental Cleanup programs. Before joining the Department, Mr. Bram practiced privately for four years and served as a judicial clerk for two years with the Honorable Sandra Schultz Newman of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He is a trained mediator and mediates disputes through the Governor¯s Office of General Counsel. He is a past Chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association and has been a member of that committee since 2002. Mr. Bram has been a frequent speaker on various environmental topics, including global climate change, sewage facilities planning, stormwater management, land use and development, local environmental initiatives, and sustainable growth practices. He received a B.A. degree from the College of William & Mary in 1990 and a J.D. degree from Temple University's School of Law in 1996, where he was the Note and Comment Editor for Temple's Political and Civil Rights Law Review and a contributing author on public participation in the context of activities associated with the Federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act of 1980. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Bram served his country in the U.S. Peace Corps in Bulgaria.