Spotlight on a GASP Board Member: Marilyn Skolnick

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Hotline, Winter 2002

This will be the first of a series of features on GASP Board Members.

Kudos to a Lifetime Achiever!

Marilyn Skolnick, longtime GASP Board Member and volunteer, has been commended for her contributions to the environment and society with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brooklyn College Alumni Association. This award recognizes a distinguished career and outstanding achievements which have contributed to the living history of Brooklyn College.

In addition to Marilyn’s dedicated work with GASP, she also serves on the Executive Committee of the Sierra Club Allegheny Group; is current president of the Allegheny County Transit Council; participates in a number of subcommittees of the Division of Air Quality, Allegheny County Health Department; is a member of the Allegheny County Emergency Management Council; is a director for Citizens for Alternatives to New Toll Roads; and serves on the Public Participation Panel for Allegheny County for the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission.

Joining Marilyn in receiving this award are: author Irwin Shaw, congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, attorney and author Alan Dershowitz, actor Jimmy Smits, music critic Harold Schonberg and actor Alfred Drack.

Congratulations Marilyn!