Roxanne Johnson is the BlueGreen Alliance Foundation’s Research Director and is based in Minneapolis, MN. Roxanne works on various research projects and reports that support the BlueGreen Alliance mission. Working closely with the Clean Energy Manufacturing Center (CEMC), Roxanne’s projects focus on identifying economic and job creation opportunities in clean energy industries with an emphasis on the manufacturing sector.
Prior to joining the BGAF in 2010, Roxanne worked with the Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development on research, modeling, and energy policy analysis for bioenergy and transportation. Roxanne’s work included running and reporting on simulation output from the Energy Choice Simulator, a system dynamics model that considers interactions between a wide range of federal and state energy policies, and assisting in the build of the GREET Companion, a usable interface for running Argonne National Laboratory’s Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Transportation (GREET) model.
Roxanne holds an MS in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and a BS in Mathematics and Environmental Studies from Northland College in Ashland, WI.