Erin Gill

RERC Member

Erin Gill serves as Chief Policy Officer and Deputy to City of Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon, a role in which she oversees numerous strategic initiatives to ensure Knoxville is a vibrant and sustainable city where all people have the opportunity to thrive.  She previously served as the City’s Director of Sustainability and oversaw efforts to improve the environmental, economic, and social health of the Knoxville community through municipal leadership and community partnerships. Her professional experience focuses on improving the efficiency and resilience of urban systems and includes roles at EPA’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer and ICF International. 

Erin has participated in numerous TVA stakeholder groups, including the 2019 Integrated Resource Plan Working Group, Solar Stakeholder Advisory Group, and the Energy Efficiency-Information Exchange; she also serves on the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance’s Policy Committee.  She serves on the Steering Committee for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network’s Innovation Fund and co-chaired the Southeast Sustainability Directors Network, both of which seek to connect and support municipal sustainability staff across the country.

Erin holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and a B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame.

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