Carolyn Berndt

Program Director for Sustainability, Federal Advocacy

National League of Cities

Speaking At:
Climate Preparedness: What We Can Do
17 June 2014 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: 145B
Topic: Climate Change

Carolyn Berndt is the Program Director for Sustainability in the federal advocacy department at the National League of Cities, the nation’s oldest and largest national organization representing municipal governments. As a member of the federal advocacy team, Carolyn leads NLC’s advocacy, regulatory, and policy efforts on energy and environmental issues, including water infrastructure and financing, air and water quality, climate change, and energy efficiency.

Prior to joining NLC, Carolyn served as associate director of government and public affairs at the American Society for Interior Designers for over six years, working with coalitions throughout the country to secure interior design registration and licensure laws. Formerly, Carolyn worked for Burns and Roe, a private engineering and construction company, in their government affairs office in Washington, DC.

Carolyn received her master’s degree in public administration from American University in Washington, DC and her bachelor of arts in political science from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.