State Director, Environment Georgia

Started on staff: 2000
B.A. and B.S., The College of William and Mary
As director, Jennette coordinates policy development, research, outreach and legislative advocacy for Environment Georgia. She has run successful campaigns to designate Georgia’s first outstanding national resource water along the headwaters of the Conasauga River, expand parks along the Chattahoochee River and Jekyll Island State Park, and stop construction of three new coal-fired power plants in Georgia, while also advocating for solar policies that have helped make Georgia one of the top 10 states for solar in the country. She serves on the leadership team for the Georgia Water Coalition, and on the boards of Citizens for Progressive Transit and The Georgia Solar Energy Association. Jennette lives in Atlanta, where she enjoys training for triathlons and hiking and camping in Georgia’s mountains.

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Electric School Buses Ready to Roll in Georgia

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Electric School Buses Ready to Roll in Georgia

JONESBORO, Ga. -- Environment Georgia and allies joined the Clayton County School Board and Blue Bird Corporation at the Clayton County International Park’s playground Thursday to celebrate the award of 25 new electric school buses to Clayton County Schools. Federal funds from the Build Back Better Act and the Inflation Reduction Act will help pay for these vehicles.

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