CEC Welcomes Tyler O’Shea as Communications Intern

Tyler O’Shea is in his second year at Texas State University studying International Relations and Communications as a dual degree. He was an exchange student in Germany for a year where he developed a love for the environmentally friendly way of life abroad.  He enjoys hiking around the Houston nature reserves or running his local trails in Kingwood. He is excited to be interning at CEC, where he has the opportunity to promote environmental awareness in the Houston community similar to what he experienced in Germany. He is looking forward to a successful internship with the CEC!

CEC Welcomes Maura McCampbell as Policy & Communications Intern

Maura is a rising junior at Allegheny college in Meadville, PA, majoring in environmental studies and minoring in philosophy. She is also a native Houstonian who is excited to return to the city for the summer.

At Allegheny, Maura is an active member of Students for Environmental Action, a club that works to increase opportunities for environmental education and advocacy both on campus and in the Meadville community. She also volunteers as a Green Tour guide, where she leads prospective students and their families on campus tours that highlight Allegheny’s sustainability features. Maura works as a Resident Adviser on campus, and serves as president of Allegheny’s Sustained Dialogue club, which aims to transform relationships and create informed community change through dialogue. She looks forwards to seeing how she can use these skills to help CEC in all of its needed capacities.
Maura can be reached at [email protected]g

CEC Welcomes Kirsty Michel as a Policy & Communications Intern

Kirsty Michel is halfway through an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, in Scotland. She is half-Scottish, half-French and was born and raised in Scotland. In 2016 she and her family moved to Houston with the oil industry and have been based here since. She enjoys reading, travelling, being creative and practicing yoga.

At high school and university she had some light introductions to environmental science and environmental issues on a global scale, and has so far enjoyed those topics. She is excited to be interning with CEC this summer, and learning more about the implementation of environmental policy in the Houston area.