Meghan Conklin is the Policy Director for CGC. Meghan was most recently Policy Advisor for energy, environment, and agriculture to Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). In the Obama Administration, she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transmission Permitting in the Office of Electricity at the Department of Energy, Associate Deputy Secretary at the Department of Interior, and Chief of Staff to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. She has also served in senior roles on the House Committee on Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. She lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with her three children.