Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs
U.S. Department of Energy
Aimee Witteman most recently was Director of US States Policy at Energy Innovation, where she supported state efforts to build an equitable and just energy economy. She previously was Program Director at the McKnight Foundation where she designed and led the Midwest Climate & Energy program focused on decarbonizing the power, buildings, transportation, and working lands sectors in the upper Midwest, embedding a focus on strategic democratic participation and racial equity. Witteman served as executive director for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition in Washington, D.C. where she advocated for policy reform to advance the sustainability of food systems, natural resources, and rural communities. She holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and a M.S. from Tufts University.