Jennifer Shepard

Lobbyist - Washington, D.C.

Prior to relocating to the greater Washington, D.C. area, Jennifer served as the program manager and executive for the leading business advocacy organization in Houston, Texas. Jennifer was responsible for managing the multiple aspects of the organization's air quality program designed to bring the region into attainment with the federal ozone standard as required by the federal Clean Air Act.


She was instrumental in helping secure Coastal Impact Assistance Program funding for local projects, a model used for the BP settlement funding.  She worked extensively with local, state and federal elected officials as well as state and federal regulatory agencies.


Jennifer was also instrumental in the creation and ongoing management of a statewide public/private sector coalition to advance the development of a major national infrastructure project. She was heavily involved in the development of federal legislation to facilitate the project's development. As a result of addressing both environmental and transportation issues affecting the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, she has developed a keen understanding of the relationship between environmental policies and transportation programs. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary and a Consulting Associate degree from Main Event Management, Inc.

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