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WGA announces Britta Beckstead as new Energy and Air Policy Advisor

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Britta BecksteadBritta BecksteadThe Western Governors' Association is pleased to announce the hiring of Britta Beckstead as its new Energy and Air Policy Advisor.

Prior to joining WGA in 2017, the Oregon native was an Assistant Attorney General with the Colorado Department of Law and represented and advised the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission.

"Britta brings a powerful combination of practical experience and dynamic energy to this important policy position. She is ready and equipped to operate as a fierce advocate for the bipartisan policy priorities of Western Governors,” said Jim Ogsbury, WGA Executive Director.

Britta earned a B.A. in Environment, Economics, and Politics from Scripps College and a law degree from the University of Colorado Law School. While earning her degrees, Britta interned with Region 8 and Region 9 of the Environmental Protection Agency. She has also worked for the Roberts Environmental Center and Natural Resources Law Center.

Learn how to contact Britta and meet the WGA team.

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