Judith Enck has a long and distinguished career in government and in the nonprofit community on a range of environmental protection issues. She was appointed by President Obama to serve as Regional Administrator at the US Environmental Protection Agency and served as Deputy Secretary for the Environment in the New York Governor's Office. Enck currently serves as President of the Beyond Plastics Program. She was the longest serving EPA Region 2 Regional Administrator. She is the founder and President of Beyond Plastics, a national project with the goal of eliminating plastic pollution everywhere. Enck is a regular panelist on the public affairs show, The Roundtable, on WAMC, a local NPR affiliate. She has been a visiting faculty member at Bennington since Fall 2018 and became a senior fellow in the Center for the Advancement of Public Action in Spring 2019.