Bernard (Bernie) Hoffnar, Ph. D. served on the Bedford, Fulton, Huntingdon Counties Solid Waste Authority and was township supervisor in Broad Top Township, Bedford County. He helped develop a township wide sewage management system so that all the households in the township had legal sewage and also helped develop a township wide solid waste collection program. He was president and manager of the Six Mile Run Area Water Corporation. Bernie served as a member of the Advanced Science and Technical Research Team of the Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection, under Secretaries David Hess and Jim Seif. He is committed to protecting and improving the environment and enhancing the water quality of the Centre Region.