Brian Charles, a native of State College, Pennsylvania, graduated from Goshen College with a degree in Sociology. Brian completed his senior thesis on social values within food cooperatives, which involved reaching out and working within the local food system of Goshen. He also was a member of the Goshen College Tree Care Committee, helping his campus gain membership for Tree Campus USA for the first time. Brian is excited to be a part of PULSE and the Pittsburgh community. In his free time, Brian enjoys playing sports, hiking, and hanging out with friends. He is serving at Western Pennsylvania Conservancy.