City of Seattle's Office of Sustainability & Environment
AEE Chapter Luncheon
An AEE Networking Event
Featured Speaker: Jessica Finn Coven, Director of Seattle's Office of Sustainability & Environment
21-Jun-2018, 12:00-1:30 pm
Join local AEE Chapter for a luncheon and presentation from Featured Speaker, Jessica Finn Coven, Director of Seattle's Office of Sustainability & Environment, providing an update on the City of Seattle's program initiatives toward the goal of being carbon neutral by 2050.
Jessica Finn Coven serves as the Director of Seattle's Office of Sustainability & Environment. The Office collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders to develop innovative environmental solutions that foster equitable, vibrant communities and shared prosperity.
Jessica previously served as the Washington State Director of Climate Solutions where her work focused on developing legislative and policy strategies to reduce global warming pollution and grow an equitable clean-energy economy in Washington State. Jessica first joined Climate Solutions in 2007 as a policy specialist and worked to further clean energy policy in Washington through the state’s Energy Independence Act, Climate Action and Green Jobs law and others.
Jessica also worked as the program director for the U.S. Climate Action Network. From 2002- 2005, she was a global warming campaigner for Greenpeace in Washington DC. She also spent several months working in Beijing as a policy advisor for Greenpeace China.
Jessica received her MA in economics and energy policy from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and her BA in Mandarin from Barnard College, Columbia University. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two young children.
Pricing: Registration is included for all full paid conference attendees. Luncheon tickets for non-conference attendees are $20 and should be pre-purchased to reserve your seat.