Spencer Reeder

Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Spencer Reeder

Senior Program Officer, Climate & Energy, Vulcan
Spencer Reeder, VulcanMeeting of the Minds

Spencer Reeder leads Vulcan’s climate and energy work within its philanthropy group.

Spencer’s career spans over two decades of academic, government, and private-sector work in domestic and international science, technology, and related policy, including leading USAID’s climate work in Vietnam under the agency’s Climate Change Resilience Development program. Spencer served as a climate policy strategist within Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire’s administration and prior to that conducted geophysical field research in Central Asia, South America, and Antarctica. Spencer is a lead author for the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the 2014 National Climate Assessment and earned an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington. He was twice selected as a finalist for NASA’s astronaut program.

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Meeting of the Minds 2016 in Richmond
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