Recent Island Press Government Appointees

Congratulations to the following Island Press authors and Urban Resilience Contributors called to serve the country in the new administration!

Shalanda BakerShalanda Baker, author of Revolutionary Power, is now the Deputy Director for Energy Justice in the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy





Bechara ChoucairBechara Choucair, author of Precision Community Health, is the nation's COVID-19 vaccine coordinator





Janet McCabe, an URP contributor, is now the deputy EPA administrator





Cecilia Martinez, an URP contributor and contributor to Energy Democracy, is now senior director for environmental justice at the White House Council on Environmental Quality