Carbon Capture Coalition Announces First Full-Time Staff Hire

November 25, 2019 | News

Washington, DC – The Carbon Capture Coalition today announced the hiring of its first full-time staff as the 70-plus member industry, labor and NGO coalition continues to expand its operations and increase the impact of its efforts to advance carbon capture policies and commercial deployment.

Jessie Stolark will serve as the Carbon Capture Coalition’s Public Policy & Member Relations Manager. Based in Washington, DC, Jessie will support the Coalition’s growing and successful national policy and legislative work. She will be responsible for policy research, member outreach, policymaker and constituency engagement, and related communications. She begins on Monday, December 2 for the Coalition, which is convened by the Great Plains Institute.

Jessie joins the Coalition from Third Way, where she has been a Policy Advisor managing the Climate and Energy Program’s carbon capture and industrial decarbonization portfolio. In that role, she provided advice and counsel on carbon capture policy and served as that organization’s principal liaison to the Carbon Capture Coalition.

Previously, Jessie served as a Policy Associate at the Environmental and Energy Study Institute. She holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Geosciences from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology and Environmental Science from Bryn Mawr College. She currently serves on the board of the Women’s Council for Energy and Environment.

Coalition Director, and Great Plains Institute Vice President of Carbon Management, Brad Crabtree issued the following welcome statement:

“Jessie’s credentials, policy experience and proven track record in fostering effective collaboration and coordination among diverse interests stood out in a crowded field of excellent candidates. We’re delighted that Jessie is joining our team to help us build the future of the Carbon Capture Coalition as we work toward our common goal of achieving economywide deployment of carbon capture technologies.”


For more information, contact:
Ben Finzel, 202-277-6286
[email protected]