Kathleen Meil is Policy Advocate in Rockport, Maine, where she works to implement Acadia Center’s program initiatives on clean energy, energy efficiency, electrification, and community energy issues in Maine. She comes to Acadia Center from Maine’s largest home performance company, where she coordinated statewide efforts to communicate the environmental, consumer, and economic benefits of energy efficiency in the residential sector. She served on the board of Midcoast Habitat for Humanity, which emphasizes efficiency in all new builds. Kathleen began her career as an educator and her teaching experience spans kindergarten through fifth grade in public and independent schools. She holds a BA in Science Education Policy and English Literature from Kenyon College, and a MEd in Elementary Education from Lesley University.