Janna Lindsay West-Heiss
Janna West-Heiss is the Denver Clean Cities Program Manager, and she is responsible for many of the day-to-day operations of the coalition. Janna runs programs and projects that displace petroleum and increase usage of alternative fuels in the transportation sector through collaboration with the Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition (DMCCC) advisory board, stakeholders, and funders . Janna received her B.S. in Natural Resources, Environmental Communication from Colorado State University and is currently pursuing her MBA in Managing for Sustainability at CU Denver.
Janna’s interest in working towards a cleaner, healthier planet aligns with the American Lung Association’s mission and the Clean Cities program. She has relevant experience expanding zero waste policy and renewable energy with Eco-Cycle, the City of Boulder, and the Colorado Renewable Energy Society. She has also gained corporate culture experience as an event coordinator at Sustainable Brands in San Francisco. Janna looks forward to using her background in program management, communication, and business outreach to improve local air quality as the Denver Clean Cities Coordinator.
Denver Clean Cities Manager
Niles Koenigsberg is the Marketing and Communications Intern for the Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition. Niles is responsible for the digital media presence of DMCCC and the various social media accounts of DMCCC, in addition to communications projects around the office and marketing outreach. Our intern also acts an assistant to our Manager, assisting her with any project or assignment she may need help with. Niles is a recent graduate from the University of Denver, where he earned his B.A. in English and Italian with a minor in Marketing.
Niles has always been passionate about the environment and sustainability; he views climate change as the single greatest threat to humanity. This personal belief led Niles to join the DMCCC as he wanted to help move our society towards a cleaner and healthy future. Niles is excited to be part of such an ambitious team and hopes that his work will benefit not just the coalition, but the entire community as well.
Marketing and Communications Intern