Samantha Shattuck


Samantha Shattuck is a young professional and activist originally from Sacramento, California who now resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. She earned her MS in Environmental Justice and Environmental Policy from University of Michigan and currently works as a Public Health Specialist as a contractor with the US EPA Office of Research and Development evaluating environmental projects for their health benefits and impacts. She first became involved in climate justice work with the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition. In 2014, Samantha presented at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Conference of Youth in Lima, Peru, on youth activism on climate change. Between 2016 and 2018, Samantha served as the co-chair of the first federal youth advisory workgroup, presenting to the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the public on youth engagement on climate change. She currently serves as the Mentorship Chair for the Southwest Ohio chapter of the New Leaders Council. In her spare time, Sam enjoys the outdoors, travel, cooking, volunteering on a variety of issues, and improv comedy.