Samantha works in a cross-functional position to support NEEP’s work in public policy, buildings and market strategies. Samantha helps advance energy efficiency through tracking and analyzing public policy trends in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic region, providing technical assistance on state and local programs, and advancing knowledge and best practices across sectors. Samantha also helps facilitate the HELIX project and manages the Regional Energy Efficiency Database (REED).
Prior to joining NEEP, Samantha worked on the Worcester Smart Energy Solutions Pilot with National Grid. Samantha has experience working in renewable energy, energy efficiency, grassroots campaigning, and government affairs. Samantha completed an accelerated program at Clark University, graduating in 2015 with a B.A. in Global Environmental Studies and Spanish, and in 2016 with a M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy.
Q: Name one thing you cannot live without:
A: The ocean. Whenever I am looking for peace of mind, I go to the ocean.
Q: What’s something about you that would surprise us?
A: I have a tattoo of an airplane on my ankle because I love to travel
Q: If you could spend one week anywhere in the world, where would it be? Why?
A: I would go to Thailand because you can get a little bit of everything. From exploring the jungle and seeing elephants, to spicy street food in Bangkok, and unlimited beach hopping. Plus, I want to take part in the Thai New Year, Songkran.