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Climate Justice: Future Plans for Clean Energy in Our Region

February 8, 2023 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Learn about the plans for WSU Tri-Cities Institute for Northwest Energy Futures (INEF) and the future of nuclear and renewable energy generation in our region/state, specifically small modular reactor development.

Open to students, faculty, staff, and the community.



Dr. Sandra Haynes

Dr. Sandra Haynes is the 7th Chancellor of Washington State University Tri-Cities and brings more than 20 years of successful, high-level administrative experience, stemming from leadership at both a doctoral granting university with very high research activities (R1) and a regional comprehensive institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Dr. Haynes holds a faculty appointment as professor in the Department of Psychology. As a first-generation student, she recognizes the transformative power of higher education and its ability to be a true equalizer for individuals, regardless of life circumstance.

Dr. Haynes maintains a clear focus on excellence in academics, exceptional student support, and service to the community and industry, which in–turn enhances diversity, equity, and inclusion. She uses innovative, data–driven strategies to best fulfill the campus’ land-grant mission to serve regional industry needs through excellent education, research, and service.

Jason Herbert

Jason is the senior director for External Strategy and New Nuclear Development. He advises EN and project partners on external affairs strategy and consults with entities across the country on energy, climate and environmental policy. Jason is co-founder of Clean Future Northwest, co-chair of the Mid-Columbia Energy Initiative Nuclear Energy Subcommittee, and is a member of the Nuclear Innovation Alliance Advisory Committee and Nuclear Matters Steering Committee. Prior to joining EN, Jason spent a decade working in the U.S. House of Representatives, consulting on energy and environmental policy, and advising political campaigns. In Congress, he advised members on numerous policy issues and held several senior staff positions.


February 8, 2023
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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East Auditorium
2710 University Dr
Richland, WA 99354 United States


WSU Tri-Cities
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