Program Officer, Environment Program
Erin Rogers, an expert in climate and energy policy, serves as a program officer in the Foundation’s Environment Program. In this role, Ms. Rogers manages a portfolio of grants aimed at reducing global warming pollution in the United States. She seeks to engage a broad base of influential voices in state and national policy debates on clean energy and climate issues, including, among others, business, conservative, Latino, environmental justice, environmental, and public health advocates.
Before joining the Foundation, Ms. Rogers was manager of western states climate work for the Union of Concerned Scientists, in which capacity she conducted policy analysis at the state and regional level and worked to build coalitions and partnerships with other organizations. Earlier, she spent a decade working on social and environmental justice issues in Texas.
Ms. Rogers graduated with a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas liberal arts honors program. She received a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, with a focus on sustainable energy policy.