Amelia Rose has been the Executive Director of Groundwork Rhode Island since 2014. Among her various responsibilities, Amelia oversees the adult job training program, which strives to support community members who face economic challenges and barriers to employment find opportunity in the environmental sector. She formerly worked at the Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island for 6 years where she oversaw programs and campaigns related to community involvement in brownfield cleanups, stormwater and climate change resiliency, healthy food access, and many other issues. She has sat on the Providence Environmental Sustainability Task Force since 2012, helping create Providence’s first Sustainability Action Plan. Originally from Northern Virginia, Amelia has also worked for the Unitarian Universalist Association and the Washington Interfaith Network in Washington, D.C., and Toxics Action Center in Boston.