Michele Knab Hasson
California Policy Manager, Energy Efficiency for All, People & Communities Program
Michele Knab Hasson leads EEFA’s healthy building materials work, as well as California policy for Energy Efficiency for All—dedicated to linking the energy and housing sectors together to tap the benefits of energy efficiency for millions of low-income families. Before joining NRDC, Hasson worked alongside environmental justice communities to advocate for improved planning, investment, policy, and legislation in air quality, land use, goods movement, and transportation. Hasson, who is from Mexico City, Mexico, began her career under the auspices of the United Nations, working for equitable frameworks for financing for development, arms control, and gender justice. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish literature from the University of San Francisco and a master's of public policy in international development and cooperation from Mexico’s National Council on Science and Technology at the Mora Institute. She is based in NRDC’s Santa Monica office.