Bethany Davis Noll
Bethany Davis Noll is an expert in administrative and environmental law and an experienced litigator. She is the Executive Director of The State Energy & Environmental impact Center. She is also an adjunct professor at NYU Law and co-chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.Read More
Jessica Bell is an experienced attorney dedicated to promoting the public interest in the environmental and energy sectors. She is the Deputy Director at the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center. She previously served as the Clean Energy Attorney at the Center, focusing on energy law issues at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and on state energy policy matters.Read More
Senior Environmental Justice Advisor
Gladys Limón is an environmental justice and civil rights attorney with over 20 years of experience in legal, policy, and community-based work. She is Senior Environmental Justice Advisor at The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center. She most recently served as Executive Director of the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA), working to advance environmental justice in state policy.Read More
Colin Parts is an attorney with experience in environmental justice, climate change law, and energy law and policy. He is a staff attorney at The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center. Prior to joining the Center, he was a legal fellow for the Sierra Club’s Environmental Law Program, focusing on a just transition to clean energy, environmental justice, and building electrification.Read More
Rachel Ramirez-Guest is an attorney with experience in environmental law and policy, including issues of environmental justice and municipal environmental compliance. She is a staff attorney at The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center.Read More
Mohamed Oday is an environmental professional with an interest in environmental justice and policy. He is Operations Manager at The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center, where he helps manage the weekly report, litigation tracking, the budget, fundraising, and other day-to-day operations.
Carlos E. Minaya Arnao
Carlos E. Minaya Arnao is a public health specialist and environmental conservationist. He is Communications Manager at The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center. He joins the Center from the bay area in California, where he worked for Mission Neighborhood Health Center leading their community outreach and patient enrollment department.Read More
Senior Communications & Digital Specialist
Tiernaur Anderson is is a climate communications professional with an interest in making climate action more accessible for people at all levels of awareness and engagement. She is Senior Communications & Digital Specialist at The State Energy & Environmental Impact Center, where she produces the biweekly newsletter, manages the Center’s AG Actions database and other online tools, designs Center reports and web resources, and assists in research for projects and reports.Read More
Communications & Program Assistant
Jasmine Elbekraoui has a background in environmental science with an interest in environmental policy and research. Prior to joining the center she worked for a student advocacy group, and played a crucial role in advocating for various campaigns and teaching college students how to be effective advocates in their community. At the Center, Jasmine works with the communication and operations team and assist with day-to-day tasks.
David J. Hayes
Past Executive Director
David J. Hayes was the State Impact Center’s executive director from August 2017 through January 2021. Hayes now serves in the Biden administration as Special Assistant to the President for Climate Policy.
Elizabeth Johnson Klein
Past Deputy Director
Elizabeth Johnson Klein was the State Impact Center’s deputy director from August 2017 through January 2021. Klein now serves in the Biden administration as Senior Counselor to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland.Read More