Pamela Ritger, Staff Attorney & Climate Resilience Project Manager

Joined September 2013

Pamela Ritger began with Clean Wisconsin as Grants Manager in September 2013, and became Staff Attorney and Climate Resilience Project Manager in March 2014. Pam grew up in and currently resides in Milwaukee.  She gained an early appreciation of nature visiting her grandparents’ family farm in Allenton, Wisconsin, as well as the beaches, rivers and mountains of her mother’s native Dominican Republic. She works with Clean Wisconsin’s Legal Department to strengthen and enforce regulations to protect our air and water, and to facilitate greater usage and development of clean, efficient energy in Wisconsin. Pam also works with Clean Wisconsin’s Water Program, raising awareness and encouraging installation of green infrastructure practices in Milwaukee neighborhoods surrounding the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.

Pam graduated from Carleton College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and a concentration in Latin American Studies. She worked as an Immigration Paralegal for several years before pursuing graduate education in environmental law and policy. Pam graduated with a J.D., a Masters in International Public Affairs, and a certificate in Energy Analysis and Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2013.

Before joining Clean Wisconsin, Pam interned with several environmental organizations including Climate Focus, the Environmental Law and Policy Center, Midwest Environmental Advocates and the River Alliance of Wisconsin.  She also contributed to the Energy Chapter of the ReFresh Milwaukee sustainability plan. Pam is a member of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Environment, Energy, and Resources Section of the American Bar Association.