Location: U.S EPA 290 Broadway, 25th Floor 25th Floor New York NY 10007 United States
Schenine Mitchell came to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) professionally in 2000 after eighteen months of service to the Environmental Careers Organization as an EPA Brownfields Intern. At EPA, she functions as an Environmental Scientist, working in the Land, Chemicals and Redevelopment Division as the Regional Brownfields Coordinator and a Brownfields Project Officer for several Brownfields Assessment, Multipurpose, Cleanup and Environmental Workforce and Job Development Training Grants. Schenine serves as the Lead Coordinator of the Environmental Workforce and Job Development Training Programs. Equally important, Schenine serves as the Federal liaison to the Regional Inter-Agency Working Group on Brownfields. The Inter-Agency Working Group is designed to assistance communities in matching resources to plans, leverage private investment and achieve brownfields revitalization goals. The objective of this group is to help local, state and federal staff to address brownfields challenges, improve the environment and strengthen the regional economy.
Schenine’s educational achievements include a B.S. in International Environmental Studies with a Minor in Political Science from Rutgers University (Cook College) and a M.A. in Environmental Management from Montclair State University. She has been a two-time recipient of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund which offers the only merit-based scholarship competition program open exclusively to federal employees She is currently pursuing a PhD. in Environmental Management at Montclair State University with an interest in doctoral research on inter-agency collaborations and brownfields redevelopment.