Shelley Backstrom

Shelley Backstrom

Program Operations Manager
  • Global South

Shelley is the Program Operations Manager for RMI’s Global South program.


Shelley started with RMI in 2019 as Program Coordinator for the ECE team supporting both the Islands and Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (SEED) teams. Prior to RMI Shelley’s experience consists of working for Freedom School Partners in Charlotte, NC, the Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. and the United States Senate in Washington, DC.


MA, International Affairs, University of North Georgia

BA, Spanish, University of North Georgia

BA, Political Science, University of North Georgia


Boulder, CO