Cheri Peele brings more than 15 years of environmental policy experience, working closely with government, non-profit, and business sectors at local, state, and national levels. Her consulting work of the past eight years, both independent and as a Senior Associate with Cascadia Consulting Group, has focused on chemicals policy and product stewardship. Additional clients have included Washington State Department of Ecology, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, and King County Local Hazardous Waste Management Program. As a Senior Project Manager for TechLaw, Inc., she was a member of the team that established Northwest Green Chemistry. Prior to her work as a consultant, Cheri worked for the state governments of Massachusetts and Washington. In Massachusetts, she was the lead author of the Massachusetts Mercury Action Plan; in Washington, she was a lead author of both the Washington Mercury and PBDE Chemical Action Plans. Cheri received her BS from Cornell University and a MCP with an emphasis on environmental policy from MIT.