Born in Cincinnati in 1940, Mr. Jorling received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Notre Dame in 1962, his M.S. in Ecology from Washington State University in 1969 (he attended the school from 1962-63), and his LL.B. from Boston College Law School in June 1966.
During his tenure with the Senate Committee on Public Works, the EPA, and the NRDC, he was extremely active in helping to form legislation such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Superfund (Liability Act), and their amendments.
|1965-68||Science teacher in West Roxbury, Mass.|
|1966-68||Attorney-Advisor, Solicitor's Office, Department of the Interior|
|1968-69||Assistant General Counsel, Smithsonian Institution|
|1969-72||Minority Counsel, Senate Committee on Public Works|
|1972-77, 1979-1982, 1986-87||Director, Center for Environmental Studies, Williams College (also taught from 1983-86 during Bill Moomaw's tenure as Director)|
|1975-76||Member of the Williamstown Planning Board|
|1978-80||Assistant Administrator (Water and Hazardous Materials) to the EPA.|
|1985-86||Chairman of the Natural Resources Defense Council|
|1986-87||Served on the Williamstown Board of Selectmen|
|1987-1994||New York State Environmental Commissioner, appointed by Gov. Cuomo|
|1994-2004||Vice President for environmental affairs, International Paper Company, New York|
|2004-present||Serves on the board of the National Ecological Observatory Network, Inc. (NEON)|