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Dr. Tiffany Wise-West

Dr. Tiffany Wise-West is the Sustainability and Climate Action Manager for the City of Santa Cruz. With a bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering from Purdue University and a doctoral degree in environmental studies from the University of California Santa Cruz, she is a licensed professional civil engineer and LEED associate professional with over 20 years of experience in municipal planning, infrastructure, and programming. Dr. Wise-West complements her technical skill set with policy, regulatory, and economic expertise in the areas of climate resilience, energy, and sustainability. Drawing on her interest in innovation and education, she specializes in collaborating across public, private and academic sectors to deliver award-winning and impactful emissions mitigation and climate adaptation policies, projects, and programs.