Earle Bates Memorial Lecture in Environmental Studies
September 19, 2018 marked the inaugrial Earle Bates Memorial Lecture in Environmental Studies with a reception at 5PM in the Elrod Commons Living Room followed by Matthew J. Strickler as our guest speaker in Stackhouse Theater at 6PM.
Matthew is the Secretary of Natural Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prior to joining the Administration, he served as Senior Policy Advisor to Democratic members of the House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources. Originally from Lexington, Virginia, Matthew graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2003 and holds master’s degrees in public policy and marine science from the College of William and Mary and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.