2020 has been quite the year: Virginia became the first southern state to commit to 100 percent zero-carbon electricity. Houston, Dallas, and Kansas City announced carbon-neutrality goals. Several utilities announced plans to go coal-free. Fifteen states plus the District of Columbia committed to 100 percent zero-emissions medium- and heavy-duty vehicles…
Wendy is a Manager on the America’s Pledge team within the Carbon-Free Cities and States Practice at RMI. America’s Pledge brings together U.S. states, cities, businesses, and other subnational leaders to ensure the United States remains a global leader in reducing emissions and delivers the country’s ambitious climate goals of the Paris Agreement.
Wendy joined RMI after ten years at ICF, where she supported dozens of projects related to greenhouse gas mitigation, climate change adaptation, and related topics through project management and coordination, communications plan and materials development, stakeholder engagement, website development, report and summary writing, and workshop support and facilitation.
Key projects at ICF included supporting implementation of the Clean Power Plan, leading report development for Pennsylvania’s Climate Action Plan, managing communications and technical support to EPA’s State and Local Energy and Environment Program, leading stakeholder engagement for Fort Collins’s Electric Vehicle Readiness Roadmap, and guiding development of an electronic system to support submittal, tracking, and review of State Implementation Plans under the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.
B.A. Environmental Science and Policy, B.S. Economics, summa cum laude, Duke University