CLEER names Morgan Hill as associate director

Morgan Hill

Carbondale-based CLEER (Clean Energy Economy for the Region) has named Morgan Hill as its new associate director, with responsibility for overseeing several of the nonprofit’s programs, including Garfield Clean Energy.

Hill joins the CLEER team with a background of 11 years in local government, a Dec. 19 news release states. She served as an environmental health specialist and air quality program lead for eight years with Garfield County Public Health, and most recently was the environmental health manager at Eagle County.

During her time in these roles, she developed connections with many of the same partners that work with Garfield Clean Energy, the release states.

“Morgan brings an exceptional understanding of environmental health, local governments in our region and the diverse communities we serve,” CLEER executive Director Alice Laird said in the release.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of this great team that is so committed to advancing a clean energy future and reducing greenhouse gas emissions,” Hill said. “CLEER has been a respected nonprofit doing very important work in our community for 14 years, and I’m looking forward to helping advance its goals.”

Hill has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver.

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