Climate Programs Regional Manager
Cami is covering the following states: IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI, MO
Cami Sockow serves as one of the Climate Programs Regional Manager for Second Nature. In this role she prioritizes relationship building to move forward climate action work in universities throughout the Midwest, focusing on under-resourced institutions. Cami’s passion for overall sustainability is viewed through an intersectional lens which prioritizes social and environmental health. Her academic background was largely focused on sustainability education, which included educating students on social inequities and the lack of access to resources to maintain environmental health.
Cami’s previous roles have focused on sustainability within the higher education sector, creating programs/events for institutions serving over 25,000 students, creating cross sector partnerships to rewrite the university’s Climate Action Plan and completing their first STARs (Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System) report. She also created the university’s first Sustainability Advisory Committee which brought together over 60 campus stakeholders (across 3 campuses) to discuss and move forward sustainability initiatives.
Cami also serves as the chair of the Savannah Urban Garden Alliance (SUGA) and is a co-founder of the Climate Reality Project of Coastal Georgia, which was instrumental in passing Savannah’s goal of 100% clean energy by 2050.