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Environmental Justice

EJ IWG Agency Contacts

Department of Agriculture

Jeff Knishkowy (
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

Department of the Interior

Cheryl L. Kelly (
Environmental Justice Coordinator
Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance

Department of Commerce

Nathaniel H. Keller (
Office of the General Counsel

Linda D. Belton (
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Associate Director
Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs

Department of Health and Human Services

Leith J. States  (
Acting Director, Office of Science and Medicine
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

Department of Labor

Stephanie Swirsky (
Senior Policy Advisor
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy

Lisa Stuart (
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy

General Services Administration

Evelyn Britton (
Branch Manager, External Programs Branch

Department of Justice

Cynthia M. Ferguson (
Senior Litigation Counsel for Environmental Justice
Environment and Natural Resources Division

Daria Neal (
Deputy Chief, Federal Coordination and Compliance Section
Civil Rights Division

Department of Homeland Security

Amy Vance (
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Department of Veterans Affairs

Ed Bradley (
Deputy Director
Office of Asset Enterprise Management

Catherine Johnson (
Program Analyst
Office of Asset Enterprise Management

Environmental Protection Agency

Marsha Minter (
Associate Director
Office of Environmental Justice

Department of Energy

Melinda Downing   (
Environmental Justice Program Manager
Office of Legacy Management

Denise Freeman (
Communications Liaison
Office of Legacy Management

Department of Defense

Terry Bowers (

Department of Education

Andrea Falken (
Director Green Ribbon Schools, Office of Communication and Outreach

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Sean Joyner (
Office of Environment and Energy

Department of Transportation

Kelsey Owens (
Office of the Under Secretary for Policy

Carolyn L. Nelson (
Federal Highway Administration

Fleming El-Amin (
Federal Highway Administration

Small Business Administration


White House Office
Council on Environmental Quality