Marcy Whitfield

Board of Directors

Marcy Whitfield is an Energy Resilience Project Manager and Engineer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, a Department of Energy Laboratory. In her current role, Marcy leads multiple multidisciplinary project teams that develop methods and approaches to enhance sustainability, energy and water efficiency, and resiliency for federal agencies and public sector communities. Her diverse project portfolio includes everything from launching experiments into space, helping island communities build their energy future roadmap, and even leading first-of-a-kind mobile nuclear microreactor demonstrations. She works alongside multiple stakeholders…from the Department of Defense to remote island communities… to develop strategic energy and water planning and transformational energy and water technology adoption to address vulnerabilities and increase energy and water assurance and community resilience.

She graduated from Boston Architectural College with an MS in Sustainable Design (concentrating on Energy in the Built Environment), following a BS in Civil Engineering from Tulane University. She is a Certified Energy Manager and a LEED Accredited Professional.

She works remotely from Charleston, SC, USA where she lives with her husband and her 2 Rhodesian Ridgebacks. When not working, Marcy enjoys volunteering and traveling abroad to places without postcards. She also is an engineering officer in the US Air Force Reserves where she facilitates diplomatic environmental forums where Indian-Pacific nations collaborate on achieving their environmental security goals.

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they shall never sit in.” – Greek Proverb