Kevin joined the Institute in October 2017 and coordinates the Institute’s live conferences and events. He is based out of Portland, like the rest of the events team. Kevin brings extensive experience and knowledge in energy policy and land conservation to his work. Over the past 10 years, Kevin has been involved with conservation and environmental nonprofit organizations and public agencies in California, Michigan, and Oregon. Prior to joining the Institute, he managed events at EcoDistricts and helped build processes and templates for the organization to use for future events. Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Biology from the University of California Santa Barbara and a Master of Science in Environmental Policy from the University of Michigan. Outside of work, Kevin can be found either in the kitchen experimenting on dishes or out on the Pacific Northwest trails photographing the landscape.