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Elizabeth Grant – Program Committee Chair

Elizabeth Grant is a Planning Specialist at Cumberland County Planning Department, where she has served since February 2019. She conducts Subdivision and Land Development reviews, assists municipalities with Comprehensive Planning and Ordinance updates, supports the county’s Agricultural Conservation Easement Program and is working to develop the Countywide Action Plan for the Phase 3 Watershed Implementation Plan.

She currently chairs the South Mountain Partnership Program Committee and is the Cumberland County alternate on the Leadership Committee, as well as South Central Assembly’s Regional Connections Committee, and serves on the Program and Executive Committees for Capital Resource Conservation and Development. She has worked closely with community organizations connecting physical activity initiatives with healthy community design such as Healthy Franklin County and Mercersburg Area Council for Wellness. She earned her American Institute of Certified Planners certification in 2019, completed training in 2017 with the PA Master Naturalist program, and conducts monthly stream monitoring on the Yellow Breeches Creek. Her passions include gardening with native plants and training her rescued cattle dogs in agility and obedience.

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