Nicholas Spinelli

Regional Network: 
Delaware River Watershed Network
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Executive Director
Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District
Hawley, PA

Nick has been serving as the Executive Director of the Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District since 2010. He oversees the District's water quality monitoring program, provides educational programming, writes/administers grants for watershed improvement projects, and leads implementation of the Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management Plan. He has served on the Board of the Pennsylvania Lake Management Society since 2011 and is a past president. Nick graduated from Penn State University in 2007 with a B.S. in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management. Prior work experience includes time with the National Park Service and the Pike County Conservation District where he served as a watershed specialist. Outside of work, Nick's interests include natural history, cultural heritage, and SCUBA diving. He resides in Tafton, PA and is active in several civic organizations. Nick is also active in local emergency response and serves as the Palmyra Township Emergency Management Coordinator as well as volunteering as a member of the Tafton Fire Company and Tafton Dive/ Rescue Team.