Harkins re-appointed as member of Great Lakes Commission

HARRISBURG, March 7 – State Rep. Pat Harkins, D-Erie, announced today that he has been re-appointed by Gov. Josh Shapiro to serve as a member on the Great Lakes Commission.

“I’m excited to continue serving on this esteemed commission, which works in unison across eight U.S. states and two Canadian provinces to advocate for shared priorities,” said Harkins. “The Great Lakes are a tremendous environmental and economic asset, and a part of my duties on the commission is balancing the use and development of the Great Lakes while preserving their natural beauty.

“I wanted to thank Governor Shapiro for entrusting me to continue the excellent progress we have made on the commission, and I look forward to working alongside my colleagues as we champion the upward trajectory of the Great Lakes Region.”

Harkins has served on the Great Lakes Commission since 2018.