Virginia joined the Pipeline Safety Trust in August 2023 as the organization’s Community Engagement Manager. She brings a commitment to supporting community education and empowerment to help create safety and a just, livable future for everyone.
Previously, Virginia worked at the research and policy consulting firm ECONorthwest as a technical manager in qualitative and participatory approaches focusing on equity and the environment. Through this work, she connected people’s life experiences with public policy decisions. Additionally, Virginia has been deeply involved with advocacy organizations centering environmental, climate and racial justice. With these groups, she has supported the development of volunteer teams, coalition building, and public participation in government processes. She graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in Environmental Studies with minors in Biology and Mathematics.
Outside of work, you can find Virginia playing soccer, cross country skiing and singing in community.