Thank You Summer 2012 Interns!

VPIRG summer interns worked hard on research, grassroots organizing and more.  We extend a huge THANK YOU to these five dedicated, smart members of the team.  Click the links below to learn their stories.

Clean Energy Intern – Brian Buckley

Brian Buckley is one of two clean energy interns working with VPIRG.  A bona fide energy nerd, Brian has brought valuable research skills, thinking and resources to all things energy – from weatherization to subsidies to renewable energy and much more.  Learn more about Brian.



Clean Energy Intern – Susan Goehring

Recent Vermont Law School Masters in Environmental Law & Policy (MELP) grad Susan Goehring was one of two clean energy policy interns working with VPIRG this summer.  Charged with examining Vermont’s electric vehicle options, her research and writing will help shape VPIRG’s electric vehicle policy development.  Learn more about Susan.



Environmental Health Intern – Mitty Barnard

Evaluating funding mechanisms available to states tackling new comprehensive toxic chemical regulations required brains and patience, both of which intern Mitty Barnard  exemplified.  Mitty is a  Vermont Law School, where she’s on track to complete her law degree in 2013.  Learn more about Mitty.



Field Intern – Scott Britt

South Burlington native and Connecticut College senior, Scott Britt, interned with VPIRG’s Field team.  As a government major, he focused on informing and engaging citizens on important issues of the day, from wind energy to the Bottle Bill.  Learn more about Scott.



Health Care Intern – Alison Stokes

Health Care intern Alison Stokes was a major part of VPIRG’s work to let Vermonters know what federal health care reform will mean for their daily lives.  As part of this work Alison drafted VPIRG’s “Underinsured Report” which will be published later this fall.  Learn more about Alison.





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