As the Managing Director of Energy Programs, Trish Demeter directs OEC’s campaigns and initiatives to promote clean energy and energy efficiency, mitigate climate change, and secure stronger public health safeguards for oil and gas operations. Trish builds relationships with private businesses, decision makers, allies, environmental partners and other energy stakeholders to advance common objectives on energy policy. In 2014, Trish was named in 20 People to Know in Energy by Columbus Business First.
Prior to joining the OEC team in 2011, Trish served as the legislative liaison for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, as a policy aide in the Ohio Senate, and as a field consultant on political campaigns for a number of years. Trish is a graduate of Wittenberg University and has been active in environmental advocacy since 2001.