Amber supports the
development and implementation of Mason’s sustainability plans and practices,
and collaborates with advocates across campus to green Mason. Joining the team
in late 2016, Amber was already a part of the Mason family working in the
Provost’s Office for nearly two years. She now promotes and manages campus-wide
events; creates marketing and educational materials; conducts audits,
trainings, and educational presentations; analyzes data and best practices; and
oversees interns, among other activities.
She got her start in the field of sustainability at the Alliance
to Save Energy in Washington, D.C. As a Research Associate she worked on policy
development and program activities focused in Asia and SE Europe. Projects
included energy efficiency (EE) policy, EE in public buildings and
transportation; Energy Star’s ratings framework; US-China eco-city exchanges;
water and energy systems; EM&V; and gender issues in climate change for
contracts with the World Bank, US DOE, USAID, and APEC, among others.
Amber received her M.A. in International Relations from Seton Hall
University, and her B.A. in International Studies from Ohio University. Her
graduate internship was in Domestic Policy at The Clinton Foundation, and her
other formative experiences include consulting-for-credit for Proctor &
Gamble, as well as the Embassy of Poland and the Embassy of Hungary, and
studying abroad in Merida, Mexico.