Michelle Roos is an EPA alum from Region 9 in San Francisco and the Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) in Washington, DC. She has over 20 years of experience in project management and environmental protection. She has directed high-level projects, organized conferences and workgroups, and spearheaded major environmental initiatives. At EPA she co-founded and co-managed the West Coast Coast Collaborative – a public-private partnership that implements projects to reduce emissions from diesel engines along the West Coast, Alaska and the American Pacific Islands. She led a national workgroup to better incorporate environmental justice into the federal environmental permitting process. And, she served as the Special Assistant to the Regional Administrator of Region 9 as well as to the Assistant Administrator of OAR.
For the last 12 years, she has worked as an independent environmental consultant for a variety of clients including E4 Strategic Solutions, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, and EcoMedia. Prior to working at EPA she worked for the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and spent a summer at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Ms. Roos has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Duke University and a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University, and was a Presidential Management Fellow.
She lives in New York with her husband and two young sons.