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Sandy Buchanan is IEEFA’s Chief Executive Officer, with responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the organization. She has worked over 30 years on a variety of energy issues including coal, nuclear, utilities, renewables, and energy efficiency. Buchanan chairs the board of IEEFA Australia Ltd., the organization's affiliate not-for-profit corporation.

Prior to joining IEEFA in 2013, Sandy was the executive director of Ohio Citizen Action, a membership organization.  Under her leadership, the organization played important roles in local, state, and national policy development, including the passage of toxic chemical right-to-know laws.

Sandy has served on the boards of the Environmental Working Group, the Ohio State Emergency Response Commission, and Neighborhood Family Practice, a federally-qualified health center. She received the 2013 Distinguished Alumna Award from Laurel School.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Cornell University.

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