Ms. Swalnick has a decade of experience and knowledge in public policy issues related to transportation and energy. She manages the planning and execution of projects that support the accelerated adoption of plug in electric vehicles (EVs) and smart mobility for the Electrification Coalition. This work includes EV accelerator communities in northern Colorado, Orlando and Rochester as well as supporting the Smart Columbus program in Ohio. Natalia has expertise in consumer adoption tactics and workplace charging in the EV market, and manages national fleet electrification efforts.
She has worked as a private sector consultant to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), spent 6 years as a DOE Clean Cities Coordinator, and served on the policy team in the office of former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. Under Natalia’s leadership with Clean Cities, the coalition displaced more than 22 million gallons of petroleum. Furthermore, Natalia has been appointed to several State of Colorado steering committees, such as the Regional Air Quality Council and the Colorado Technical Advisory Committee for DC Fast Charging, to share her expertise of the EV market.
Natalia is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute. She is also a professionally trained facilitator. She earned her Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Colorado at Denver. Natalia is a past recipient of the “Clear Skies Award” by the American Lung Association in Colorado for recognition of excellence in promoting air quality and environmental health, and was honored with the 2012 Award for Outstanding Community Leadership and Achievement for a Cleaner Environment from the Colorado Renewable Energy Society.