Joined August 2017
Alexandria Baker is responsible for submitting grant proposals and grant renewals and managing Clean Wisconsin’s active grants and contracts.
Alexandria is a leader for Clean Wisconsin’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts, which includes creating and implementing an action plan for staff and board to actively examine the culture of Clean Wisconsin and work to dismantle systems of oppression in progressive spaces by fostering a multicultural and inclusive organizational culture.
Additionally, Alexandria is the campaign manager for Clean Wisconsin’s “Local Initiatives” grant, overseeing local level organizers/grassroots environmental groups in five target areas across Wisconsin, as they implement and champion clean energy projects and policies. Alexandria currently sits on the board of Community Shares of Wisconsin, an umbrella non-profit that supports 70 social and environmental justice advocacy organizations in the Madison area.
Alexandria is a graduate of Bard College with a degree in French Literature. After graduating, she spent a summer working on an organic vegetable and flower farm in the Pyrenees, before moving to New York City to work in both book publicity and on a number of urban farms.
Alexandria returned to Wisconsin and spent a season teaching urban farming at the Goodman Youth Farm through Community Groundworks. In 2016, she spent a year in Portland, OR, working as a publicist for sustainable and biodynamic wineries and local restaurants, and as a writing teacher for Literary Arts, a literacy non-profit.
Favorite things to do outdoors: hiking, yoga, biking, and kayaking.