Environment Iowa Research and Policy Center Staff
Ms. Vinyard runs Environment Iowa's regional program director. Before running the clean water program, she coordinated Environment America’s federal toxics program, where she campaigned to phase out the use of toxic chemicals and cut toxic air pollution from power plants. She joined Environment America in September 2010, and prior to that served as the State Associate for Environment Michigan, as part of Environment America’s rigorous two-year Fellowship Program. She received a B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin.