Elizabeth (Lizzie) Carrade is a Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Albany, where she works on various projects including climate action planning, solid waste and recycling programming and outreach, and disaster preparedness initiatives.
As a 2018-2019 CivicSpark Climate Fellow with the City of Albany, Lizzie led the community engagement efforts for the City’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan update. She also managed implementation of the City’s Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, developed the online Carbon-Free Albany community engagement platform, and wrote a Clean Fleet and Motorized Equipment Procurement Policy that outlines a course of action for procuring environmentally preferable municipal fleet vehicles and motorized equipment.
Lizzie graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 2018 with a degree in government and legal studies. For her senior thesis, Carrade wrote about five climate change lawsuits filed by local governments in California, and analyzed new strategies for climate change litigation.
When she is not in the office, Lizzie can be found hiking in the Marin County open space with her three dogs, boogie boarding at Dillon Beach, or brewing kombucha.
Current Fellows can ask her about: local government, community engagement, climate action planning, LinkedIn and resume tips.