Dr. Upperman is a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Government and Public Services Consulting practice. Her past experience spans work that intersects environmental management, climate change, and environmental health. She served on the Biden-Harris Campaign’s Climate, Energy, Environment policy committee and contributed to the Resilience and Environmental Justice subcommittees. She currently serves on the US EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors that advises on all of the Agency’s research. Dr. Upperman is also a Trustee for The Nature Conservancy’s Maryland/DC chapter, a board member for WE ACT for Environmental Justice, a member of the advisory board for APHA’s Center for Climate, Health, and Equity, and a Steering Committee Member for the Environmental Law Institute’s Emerging Leaders Initiative. She earned a PhD from the University of Maryland, an MPA in Nonprofit Management from Kennesaw State University, and a BS in Environmental Science from Spelman College.