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Welcome Rashad Morris, Program Officer

on Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 8:48 PM


The Bullitt Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Rashad Morris as the new Energy, Industry and Technology program officer. He can be reached at rmorris (at) bullitt.org.

Morris brings a strong background in energy and climate policy to the Bullitt Foundation. As the principal staff member on Climate and Energy for the Washington Environmental Council, he was responsible for protecting I-937 (the renewable energy portfolio standard), WEC’s involvement in the Coal-Free Future for Washington campaign (the successful effort to phase out the Centralia coal-fired power plant), and the Washington State Emissions Performance Standard.

Morris has most recently served as a legislative assistant to Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien. He is the volunteer co-director of Environmental Professionals of Color in Seattle and served on the board of the Washington Environmental Council. He is deeply committed to integrating social justice with environmental sustainability.

Morris earned his law degree from Boalt Hall at the University of California at Berkeley and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Loyola Marymount.