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Jennifer directs the federal policy and communication efforts of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund. Since 2006, she has served as the primary liaison between SACE’s programs and Congressional offices/federal agencies to educate policy makers about the challenges climate pollution poses to our region and the clean energy solutions at hand. An experienced advocate, writer and public speaker, Jennifer also directs SACE and SACE Action Fund’s overall communication efforts by managing digital media (Footprints blog, cleanenergy.org and cleanenergyactionfund.org); editing all published materials (monthly newsletters, advocacy alerts, press releases, semi-annual reports); developing material to secure earned media; and fielding queries from journalists. For the Action Fund, Jennifer oversees the creation and publication of the semi-annual scorecard as well as election results webinars.
Jennifer earned a Master of Science in Environmental Policy from the University of Michigan in 2000 and a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University in 1993. Before joining SACE in 2006, Jennifer managed a watershed conservation project (Upstate Forever, Greenville, SC); conducted research ( Southern Environmental Law Center, Asheville, NC and Ecosystem Management Initiative, Ann Arbor, MI); and coordinated community conservation & tourism projects (South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Columbia, SC).
You can follow Jennifer’s personal clean energy tweets on Twitter.