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-Beth Card

Beth Card, Esq.

Senior Policy Advisor


Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs 

  • Served as the Governor’s chief advisor on energy and environment, and directs efforts that protect, preserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s environmental resources while ensuring a clean energy future for the state’s residents.  
  • Oversaw the work of the Commonwealth’s environmental, natural resources, and energy regulatory agencies.  
  • Developed policy and legislative initiatives, led programs and projects, created budget pathways for implementation, and served as the front-line communicator with the press and public.  
  • Focused on the development of approaches to invest in environmental infrastructure under the American Rescue Plan Act and implementation of the Administration’s comprehensive climate change law.  
  • Aided the Administration in successfully establishing an approach to investing in the Commonwealth’s water and sewer infrastructure, environmental infrastructure and state parks.  
  • Beth and her team worked on successfully permitting two offshore wind projects in a way that balances the need for renewable energy projects with careful mitigation of fishing industry impacts.  
  • Played a key role in advising on implementation of the environmental justice initiatives in the Commonwealth. 

Chair of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center 

  • Engaged with federal agencies such as the US Environmental Protection Agency, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Army Corps of Engineers on priority matters and funding pertinent to Commonwealth programs. 

Director of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) 

  • Developed and oversaw the implementation of environmental policies on behalf of the Authority that provides water and sewer services to 3.1 million people and more than 5,500 large industrial users in 61 metropolitan Boston communities.  

Deputy Commissioner for Policy and Planning and Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Water Resources for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) 

  • Ran programs that managed water and air resources as well as waste management.  
  • She was instrumental in work related to implementation of the global warming solutions act, the lead in the schools’ initiative, wastewater planning on Cape Cod, and revising water management act requirements. 


University of New Hampshire

Massachusetts School of Law

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