Lance joins Council of Advisors for Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation

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August 14, 2023

The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation recently welcomed Bronwyn Lance to the nonprofit organization’s Council of Advisors. 

Lance is chief of staff to U.S. Congressman Chuck Edwards (NC-11), where she oversees the intersection of policy, press and politics for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district. 

For 15 years, Lance was a senior staff member in the United States Senate, serving as communications director and advisor for five U.S. senators and two major committees: the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. She also served as a Senate Republican leadership staff member for U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. She began her career on Capitol Hill working on the staff of U.S. Congressman Charles Taylor, who also represented North Carolina’s 11th district.

Lance served as an editorial writer and member of the editorial board of Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Virginian-Pilot, and for six years, wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column for Knight-Ridder/Tribune and McClatchy-Tribune. She also served as a consultant for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Brussels, Belgium and Norfolk, Va.

She divides her time between Leicester, N.C., and Washington, D.C.

A complete list of the organization’s trustees and advisors is available at