Abby Bleything Vermont Clean Cities Coordinator

Abby Bleything is the Clean Cities Coordinator and Outreach Professional at the University of Vermont (UVM) Transportation Research Center (TRC). In her role she works to build capacity among stakeholders across the Northeast to address current and emerging needs of a 21st century transportation sector workforce, and manages a state coalition and portfolio of activities to decrease the use of fossil fuels in transportation as part of the national Clean Cities initiative.

Glenn McRae UVM TRC Associate Director

Glenn McRae has spent the last 25 years creating and implementing programs and initiatives in Vermont that build capacity and empower people to more fully participate and engage in their community, their enterprises and their government. Building resources to support an effective workforce in Vermont’s nonprofit sector has occupied much of the last twenty years. In 2011, he joined the UVM Transportation Research Center as Outreach Manager focusing his efforts on the needs of a 21st century workforce in the transportation sector. He served as the Executive Director of the Intervale Center, a steward of a 350 acre center in Burlington that develops farm- and land-based enterprises building community food systems. He was the Director of Public Policy Development at the Snelling Center for Government where he developed a graduate internship program in partnership with the MPA Program.

Greer Cowan VTCCC Intern

Greer is a senior in the Community Development and Applied Economics department in the UVM College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.  Her work with the coalition focuses on developing resources for the growing sustainable transportation workforce.  She also assists with outreach efforts including newsletter production, event planning, and social media and website management.