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Maryland Energy Administration Announces Veteran Environmental Advocate Jennifer Aiosa as Chief of Staff


Contact: Tim Zink | 443-758-7344

Agency welcomes strategic leader with record of success operating at the intersection of government and conservation

BALTIMORE – The Maryland Energy Administration today announced that veteran environmental advocate Jennifer Aiosa will become the agency’s Chief of Staff. 

“Jenn Aiosa will bring to the Maryland Energy Administration a rare blend of experience and understanding on issues relevant to the mission of this agency,” said Maryland Energy Administration Director Paul G. Pinsky. “Her deep knowledge as an administrator and a scientist position her remarkably well to help keep us on path as we charge toward our mission. Having excelled in leadership roles at both the state and county levels, Jenn’s perspective will be invaluable to our future efforts.” 

Aiosa most recently served as Director of Government Affairs for Baltimore County, where she previously was the Chief Sustainability Officer. She also was the Executive Director of the non-profit organization Bluewater Baltimore; Director of Conservation Programs for the Chesapeake Conservancy; and Senior Scientist with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for almost 15 years. Aiosa also has served the Maryland Department of Planning as Director of Policy and Planning Research and worked for the Department of Natural Resources.   

“The Maryland Energy Administration provides exceptional policy expertise and critical financial tools necessary for meaningful statewide impact in the fight against climate pollution. I am truly excited to be joining this dynamic and growing team working toward such important goals,” said Jennifer Aiosa. “There is so much more to be done to reduce carbon pollution and expand clean energy to advance Maryland’s climate goals, and I look forward to the chance to roll up my sleeves and help get the job done.”         

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