ELI Staff

Office of the President

Jordan Diamond headshot
President, Environmental Law Institute

Executive Staff

Rachel Jean-Baptiste photo
Vice President, Publications & Education
(202) 558-3101
Loretta Reinersmann
Vice President, Finance & Administration
(202) 939-3830
Sandra Nichols Thiam
Vice President, Research & Policy
(202) 939-3859

Research & Policy

Dara Albrecht
Research Associate
(202) 939-3252
Jay Austin
Senior Attorney; Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Law Reporter®
(202) 558-3103
Sarah Backer
Research Associate
(202) 939-3814
Simone Baldwin
Lead, Technology & Innovation Programs
(202) 939-3807
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Research Associate
(202) 939-3837
Tobie Bernstein
Senior Attorney; Director, Indoor Environments Program
(202) 939-3869
Isabella Blanco
Research Associate
(202) 939-3805
Linda Breggin
Senior Attorney; Director of the Center for State, Tribal, and Local Environmental Programs
(202) 558-3102
Carl Bruch
Senior Attorney; Director, International Programs
(202) 939-3879
Regina M. Buono
Senior Attorney
(202) 939-3813
Susannah Dibble
Public Interest Environmental Law Fellow
Cecilia Diedrich
Staff Attorney
(202) 939-3840
John Doherty
Science Fellow, Climate Judiciary Project
(202) 939-3831
Jesse Ferraioli
Research Associate
(202) 939-3860
Rebecca L. Kihslinger
Senior Science and Policy Analyst; Director, Wetlands Program
(202) 939-3812
Elizabeth Koch
Senior Manager, International Programs
(202) 939-3240
Helene Krasnoff
Senior Attorney; Director, Climate Judiciary Project
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Administrative Associate, Research & Policy
(202) 939-3244
James M. McElfish, Jr.
Senior Advisor, Research and Policy
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Manager, Climate Judiciary Project
(202) 939-3827
Sofia O'Connor
Staff Attorney
(202) 939-3824
Jarryd Page
Staff Attorney
(202) 939-3247
Elissa Parker
Senior Advisor, Research & Policy
John Pendergrass
Senior Advisor, Research and Policy
Kristine Perry
Staff Attorney
(202) 939-3865
Taalin RaoShah
Research Associate
(202) 939-3838
Amy Reed
Senior Attorney
(202) 939-3246
Tori Rickman
Research Associate
(202) 939-3862
Adam Schempp
Senior Attorney; Director, Western Water Program
(202) 939-3864
Jack Schnettler
Public Interest Environmental Law Fellow
(202) 939-3250
Ella Stack
Research Associate
(202) 939-3241
Jessica Sugarman
Policy Analyst
Jessica J. Troell
Senior Attorney; Director, International Water Program; Director, Africa Program
Zoe Vogel
Public Interest Environmental Law Fellow
(202) 939-3255
Therese Wilkerson photo
Staff Attorney
(202) 939-3249

Publications & Education

Jay Austin
Senior Attorney; Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Law Reporter®
(202) 558-3103
Madison Calhoun
Senior Manager, Educational Programs
(202) 939-3825
Stephen R. Dujack
Editor, The Environmental Forum®
(434) 296-3380
Hunter Leigh Jones
Senior Editor, ELR
(202) 939-3248
Jen Norman
Manager, Education & Membership Events
(202) 939-3851
Evan Odoms
Graphic Designer
(202) 939-3877
William J. Straub
Editorial & Production Assistant
(202) 939-3826
Photo of Sarah Vican
Manager, Educational Programs
(202) 939-3836

Communications & Information Technology

Jean Blain
Manager, IT Operations
(240) 432-8134
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Director, Communications
(202) 939-3809
Colin Gipson-Tansil
Senior Digital Media Producer
(202) 939-3811
Matthew Mitchell
Webmaster
(202) 558-3104
Evan Odoms
Graphic Designer
(202) 939-3877

Finance & Administration

Ninoska Diaz
Director, Finance
(202) 939-3251
Senior Accountant
(202) 939-3802
Stefanie Garcia
Human Resource Director, People & Equity
(202) 939-3815
Beth Kantrowitz
Grants and Contracts Manager
(202) 939-3834
Laura Van Wyk
Human Resource Director, Benefits & Compliance
(202) 939-3866

Development & Membership

Megan Ruge
Event Coordinator
(202) 939-3819
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Manager, Foundations & Donor Relationships
(202) 939-3810
Jen Norman
Manager, Education & Membership Events
(202) 939-3851
A photo of Kathy in a black dress standing on the UVA Rotunda.
Development & Board Associate
(202) 939-3253
Renee West
Administrative & Membership Coordinator
(202) 939-3843