Building a Place for History
Jeanne Herb is Executive Director of the Environmental Analysis and Communications Group, a center of service, research and practice at the Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy where she leads initiatives at the intersection of social and environmental determinants of health, health equity, environmental sustainability, state and local public policy, and inclusive, participatory decision-making. Jeanne Co-Directs the state’s Climate Change Resource Center, a statutorily established and academically housed service center providing support to communities, state and local decision-makers and the private sector to advance equitable and science-informed climate change solutions. She also co-facilitates the New Jersey Climate Change Alliance, a collaboration of diverse New Jersey thought leaders that, for ten years, has advanced science-informed climate action in New Jersey. Prior to joining Rutgers in 2010, Jeanne spent more than two decades at the state Department of Environmental Protection, most recently as the Assistant Commissioner of Policy, Planning and Science where she oversaw multidisciplinary programs related to environmental health, sustainable planning and development Environmental Justice, climate change and coastal management. She is an alumnus of Rutgers and New York Universities.