[PAST EVENT] Career Pathways in Environmental Leadership: A Conversation with Melanie Davenport (DEQ)

November 9, 2023
12pm - 1pm
Chancellors Hall (formerly Tyler Hall), Room 322
300 James Blair Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
  • Free food
  • Registration/RSVP

Join us for a lunch talk featuring Melanie Davenport, Director of Regulatory Affairs and Outreach at the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). Melanie's extensive career, which began at the State Water Control Board in 1986, has spanned various roles within DEQ and beyond. She has served as Director of Enforcement, Assistant Air Division Director, special assistant to the Secretary of Natural Resources, and more.

Melanie's journey showcases the diverse and impactful career opportunities within the environmental field. During her time as Virginia Director of the Chesapeake Bay Commission and her years practicing environmental law, Melanie gained valuable insights into environmental policy and advocacy.

Discover how Melanie's experiences and expertise have shaped her career and contributed to the field of environmental protection. This event will provide valuable insights for anyone interested in pursuing a career in environmental leadership.

Sponsored by the Public Policy Program, Sociology Department, Environmental and Sustainability Program and the Institute for Integrative Conservation