Lauren is a third-generation native of Baltimore City. She grew up playing in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay where she discovered her passion for the environment and the communities that live in its watershed. As an environmental scientist and community activist, Lauren joins her love of people with her scientific background, striving to bring together diverse groups around common goals. After years working in the government and private sectors, she is excited to be part of this team where she can help all Marylanders access solar energy. Lauren lives in West Baltimore with her wife and dog, Cinnamon.