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Glenn McRae to be New Intervale Center Executive DirectorBurlington, Vermont – The Intervale Center has announced that its Board of Directors had appointed Glenn McRae as the organization’s new Executive Director.Glenn McRae has more than 20 years of experience in managing nonprofit organizations. Since 2003, he has been Director of Public Policy Development at the Snelling Center for Government. Previously he served as Executive Director of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility as well as the Association of Vermont Recyclers. He worked with the Vermont Community Foundation for twelve years to develop nonprofit leadership and management education initiatives. McRae has regularly consulted with nonprofit organizations on capacity building across Vermont and internationally. Holding a Ph.D. in Anthropology, McRae has been a member of the graduate faculty with the University of Vermont’s Master of Public Administration Program.Kalisa Barratt, Chair of the Intervale Center Board of Directors, commented, “Following a year of great challenges and successes, we find ourselves ready for new opportunities. As we move forward, I am extremely pleased that Glenn will be leading the Intervale Center. I think we’re lucky to have him. Glenn has a long history of working in nonprofit organizations and strong management experience. His social and environmental ethics match so well with all that we do. I believe that Glenn will bring fresh ideas and tremendous skills, which, with an exceptional team to support him, will enable the Intervale Center to achieve great things in the months and years ahead.”McRae will begin work as Intervale Center Executive Director on Monday, August 4th.The Intervale Center’s mission is to develop farm- and land-based enterprises that generate economic and social opportunity while protecting natural resources. Through the Center’s twenty years of operation, almost 350 acres of formerly abandoned, historically significant agricultural land in Burlington’s Intervale have been reclaimed and put to productive agricultural, recreational, and conservation use. The Intervale Center’s programs help support viable farms, increase access to local and organic produce, improve soil fertility, protect water quality through stream bank restoration, and educate young people about agriculture and healthy food.