The Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox, President/C.E.O.
The Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox, President of The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN), guides a team representing over 4 million pro-life Christians who understand climate change has the greatest moral challenge of our time and the greatest opportunity for hope in building sustainable prosperity for all.
The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that equips, inspires, and mobilizes people of faith to worship God and love their neighbor by caring for creation. Founded in 1993, EEN is the leading evangelical voice in the field of creation care advocacy and education.
Rev. Hescox co-authored, Caring for Creation: The Evangelical Guide To Climate Change and a Healthy Environment (Bethany House) with nationally known meteorologist, Paul Douglas, contributed to Sacred Acts: How Churches are working together to Protect Earth’s Climate (New Society Publishers) and Health of People, Health of Planet, Our Responsibility (Springer Publishing). He has testified before Congress, spoke at the White House, presented at the Vatican, and The Council for Foreign Relations. Rev. Hescox has appeared on CNN, NPR, PRI, MSNBC, BBC, and numerous radio programs both Christian and secular.
Rev. Hescox serves as a member of the National Association of Evangelicals’ Board of Directors, EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Citizen Advisory Council, the Board of Reference for the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions and leads a small group at his local Pennsylvania church.
Prior to joining EEN, Mitch pastored a local church for 18 years, and before the call to ordained ministry served the coal and utility industry as Director, Fuel Systems for Allis Mineral Systems (York, PA). He is married to Clare with four grown children and seven grandchildren.