Chief of Staff
Mary serves as the Chief of Staff to Dr. Bryan Willson, Executive Director of the Energy Institute. Mary has spent over 20 years in lead administrative roles at several well-known climate and energy scientific institutes throughout Colorado. Prior to joining EI in 2019, she worked at Rocky Mountain Institute in a support role to the CEO, the National Center for Atmospheric Research as a Lead Administrator, and as the Assistant Director of the CSU Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere. Mary earned her Master’s degree from CSU and has a Bachelor’s from Mary Washington College. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Big Thompson Watershed Coalition.