Amanda began working for the MREA in 2019, leading the development and subsequent management of MREA’s Solar on School’s initiative. Additionally, she currently also manages MREA’s Rise Up Midwest! Public education campaign, coordinates online course development, and is a member of MREA’s technical assistance team. Amanda obtained her MS in Environment and Resources from UW Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, focusing her research on business sustainability management. She continues to volunteer her time for the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council, is a member of the Sun Prairie sustainability committee, and is currently studying to become a LEED Green Associate. When she’s not working on environmental causes, she enjoys being in the environment and can usually be found camping, running, or hiking all over the country.