J. Charles Fox
Fox served as associate EPA administrator from 1998 to 2001, and ran the Maryland Department of Natural Resources from 2001 to 2003. In March 2009, he was named senior adviser to the EPA's Chesapeake Bay cleanup program.
He is director of Washington State's Department of Ecology.
He is chairman of Perdue Farms, the leading poultry processor on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.
In 1970, he became the first head of the newly formed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). He served as the agency's leader under President Nixon until 1973 and again under President Reagan from 1983 to 1985. He now lives in Seattle, Wash., where he is chairing the Puget Sound Partnership.
He is an environmental remediation manager for Boeing, and works on the company's cleanup of Plant 2 on the Duwamish River in Seattle.