Alex Tyson graduated summa cum laude from George Mason University in summer 2012 with a double major in Global Affairs and Government & International Politics. At Mason, Alex worked with the Environmental Action Group in various capacities, interned at the Office of Sustainability for almost 2 years, and successfully organized the PGF campaign with the EAG that led to the implementation of a $100,000 sustainability fund. Upon graduation, Alex started work as an environmental policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Alex ‘s experience working with the Office of Sustainability strongly influenced and shaped her decision to enter the environmental policy realm. During her time at the Office of Sustainability, Alex worked on writing and developing guidance for various initatives such as the Green Office Program, the Green Patriot Program, and the PGF program.