Bridget joined the Great Plains Institute in 2022 as the Carbon Action Alliance Manager. The Action Alliance brings together GPI’s federal, state and regional carbon management efforts and provides education and advocacy about the suite of carbon management technologies that need to be deployed at scale to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 in the United States.

Bridget’s previous work spans the health and environmental policy sectors. Most recently, Bridget led a grassroots civic engagement program and advanced advocacy priorities at a Minnesota health care organization. Her prior experience also includes four years in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a research assistant at The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and grants manager for a conservation foundation. Bridget holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, as well as a B.A. in U.S. History and a certificate in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.