Ellen has been working with Bedford 2020 on creative and compelling ways to drive climate action since 2015. She has led Bedford 2020’s community outreach efforts including Meatless Monday, HeatSmart, and the ZeroWaste Challenge, coordinated large scale summits like the 2017 Food Forum, and the 2018 Climate Summit, and developed and expanded the high school Greenlight Award contest. Ellen came to Bedford 2020 with a range of environmental experience in renewable energy impact investing, environmental law, and grassroots organizing. She also has served as a volunteer in a variety of local civic, arts, and justice organizations. Ellen loves working with all the amazing people throughout our community, and to take that up a notch, ran for and now serves on the Bedford Town Board.