Keystone to host Population Connection CEO

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Posted: 09/07/2012

John SeagerLa Plume – Keystone College will host John Seager, president and CEO of the national organization, Population Connection, on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. the Theatre in Brooks. Mr. Seager will speak on, “Soaring Past 7 Billion: Population Challenges for a Crowded World.”

Founded in 1968 as Zero Population Growth, Population Connection focuses on achieving global population stabilization through universal awareness and access to voluntary family planning, together with the full empowerment of women. The organization seeks to engage students in their thinking about global population growth through lively, thought-provoking presentations. Population connection has been engaged in population issues for more than four decades on hundreds of college campuses.

Mr. Seager joined Population Connection in 2006. He previously served with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the Clinton administration. He also served as chief of staff for former U.S. Rep. Peter Kostmayer (D-PA).

A graduate of Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., with a bachelor’s degree in political science, Mr. Seager travels throughout the nation making presentations on global population growth.