Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Jane Nishida Acting Director of EPA International Office
Nishida has thirty years of environmental experience working in federal and state government, and international and nongovernmental organizations. Prior to joining EPA in 2011, Nishida served as the Senior Environmental Institutions Specialist at the World Bank. From 1995 to 2002, she was appointed as the Secretary of Maryland’s Department of the Environment. She also held the position of Maryland Director of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, a non-profit organization in the region.
Nishida received a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C. (EPA)