AMERICAN CLIMATE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

AMBITION. RESTORATION. JUSTICE

About Rebecca Rehr, MPH

Rebecca Rehr is the Director of ecoAmerica’s Climate for Health Program, a national initiative led by a diverse network of health leaders from across the sector. Rebecca is also currently serving on the National Recreation and Park Association Climate and Health Advisory Panel, and American Geophysical Union’s GeoHealth Section leadership. She was previously the Public Policy & Advocacy Manager for the Maryland Environmental Health Network, where she developed and supported statewide initiatives addressing climate change, pesticide use, lead poisoning, fracking, health impact assessments, and environmental justice. Rebecca completed a two-year fellowship in the Office of Children’s Health Protection at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and has previously served on the Maryland Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities and as Advocacy Chair for the Maryland Public Health Association. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies and Public Policy from Franklin and Marshall College and an MPH from the University of Maryland School of Public Health Institute for Applied Environmental Health. Originally from Baltimore, Rebecca enjoys rooting for the Orioles at Camden Yards and on any given weekend, you can find her volunteering for Produce Plus at one of DC’s farmers markets or seeing a show at one of the city’s many venues.