Codirector, Energy program
Sheryl Carter plays a key role at NRDC by promoting the development and adoption of energy efficiency and other clean energy strategies to reduce the public health, environmental, and global warming impacts of our energy production and use and to increase energy equity and affordability. She has represented NRDC in numerous regulatory proceedings, rule makings, and legislative efforts in states and regions across the country and sits on the boards of the Electric Power Research Institute and the California Foundation on Environment and the Economy. In 2008, she received the Clean Power Champion Award from the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Colorado Boulder and a master’s in public affairs from the University of Minnesota. She is based in San Francisco.