Manager, Government Affairs
Shanna also has a multifaceted perspective on the integrated nature of policymaking across public-private sectors, having spent time working with a variety of associations and organizations including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Air & Water Issue Network, the Climate Reality Project, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, and Sustainable Northwest. With each, she did coalition building, grassroots and grasstops advocacy, and messaging. Throughout her career with these organizations, she gained an appreciation for the importance of integrating unlikely champions from all backgrounds on climate and corporate leadership.
She also provides legal expertise on energy issues beyond just policy, receiving her J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2015 and graduating with a Certification in Environment & Natural Resources Law. She holds a Bar License in the State of New York and has worked on such high-profile cases as the Aliso Canyon gas leak mass tort litigation and the ExxonMobil climate change securities fraud litigation.
Shanna has been interested in working on energy efficiency and climate issues since her time at Bryn Mawr College, where she studied abroad in Germany and found inspiration in their global leadership model for a successful energy transition.