Alissa Jean Schafer

Alissa Jean Schafer is a research and communications manager at the Energy and Policy Institute. She has been tracking policy and advocacy efforts since 2014, following several years of work in the building materials and solar industry. Alissa has a successful track record of working to effect change in the quest for climate change mitigation and adaptation. She is a recipient of the Solutions Project ONE100 award, Southern Regional Director for Young Elected Officials Network, Local Progress Committee Member, member of the South Florida 100, serves on the Broward Soil and Water Conservation District, and is a former board member for the Broward County Ruth’s List and Floridians for Lowered Energy Costs. Alissa is also a clean energy educator for Catalyst Miami, a consultant to many elected officials and candidates, and a former Sunshot Initiative coach for the Department of Energy.

Alissa holds an MS in Communication Science from Grand Valley State University in her home state of Michigan, along with her BS in Communications from Aquinas College. South Florida has been home since 2012. 

You can find her on Twitter at @alissajean, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Email her at [email protected].

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Alissa Jean Schafer is a research and communications specialist at the Energy and Policy Institute.