Michael Strand

Michael Strand

Michael Strand lives in Bedford, where he works as a sales director, writer, and activist. He lives with his 9-year-old daughter and an adopted 12-year-old pit bull named Wally. Michael has managed a professional staffing firm in Bedford for the last 9 years, and currently serves on the New Hampshire PFAS Commission, where he was appointed Bedford citizen advocate by the New Hampshire Senate in 2022.

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The good, the bad, and the water: Dispatches from the Bedford PFAS citizen commissioner

By: - March 7, 2023

My experience as Bedford citizen commissioner on the state PFAS Commission has been eye-opening, and includes advocacy at all levels. Fear of PFAS chemicals is justified because they cause cancer, disrupt hormones, and take years to dissipate, but this is not an issue we should hide from in Bedford, or anywhere else. Clean water and […]