Jason Rano

Former Federal Executive Director

Jason leads CBF's engagement with and advocacy of Congress and the administration. He identifies legislative and regulatory priorities and develops and implements strategies to achieve CBF's overarching goal of full implementation of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint by 2025. He works across the organization and with partner organizations to craft and pass legislation, educate members of Congress, the administration, and their staff on key Chesapeake Bay issues. He also helps shape organizational messaging on federal policy and regulations.

Jason is no longer at CBF.

Jason's Posts

  • Partners in Clean Water

    February 10, 2021

    For Chesapeake farmers to help save the Bay, the Biden administration needs to partner with them.

  • Eight Ways the New Administration Can Save the Bay

    December 30, 2020

    There are only four years left to meet the goals of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint. To help us get there, the Biden administration will have to hit the ground running.

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