Jodi joins the Environmental and Energy Technologies Division at DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a program manager after four years as a consulting engineer for Northrop Grumman Information Systems (NGIS), where she supported integration of information technology solutions promoting Executive Order (E.O.) 13514, E.O. 13423, and related Federal and state regulations. In that role, Jodi focused on the practical challenges of reducing primary-use consumption, benchmarking, sustainability planning, and managing emissions on military and federal facilities in the United States and internationally.
Prior to NGIS, Jodi worked for the US Department of Defense, Office of the Under Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Force Health Protection and Readiness (FHP&R). Supporting the Force Readiness and Health Assurance Directorate, Jodi served as a health and environmental policy analyst involved in development of policy and programs aiming to protect and optimize the health, safety and performance of Service members during all phases of deployment. For example, the advancement of domestic and international data sharing of potential exposure and other epidemiological information within the military health system. During her tenure at FHP&R, Jodi contributed to research and congressional responses on pesticide use during the Gulf War, depleted uranium in Operation Iraqi Freedom, radiological sources at Former Iraqi Nuclear Research Center, malaria outbreaks in Liberia, and Pentagon assessment activities following the September 11th terrorist attacks.
Jodi holds an M.S. in Environmental and Energy Management and Policy from George Washington University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, with additional coursework from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. She received her Bachelor's degree in Economics & Political Science, minors in Biology and Environmental Studies, from James Madison University.