Crystal Chissell has a multidisciplinary background in law, environmental science, business, and nonprofit stewardship. She has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit and government operations management and has advised elected and appointed state and municipal officials in a range of subject areas, including solutions to environmental problems.
Prior to joining Project Regeneration, Crystal held a wide variety of responsibilities at the climate solution-focused nonprofit Project Drawdown. She helped to build that organization’s flagship Research Fellowship program, guided the organization through its initial phases as a startup, and during her tenure led operations, partnerships, finance, human resources, technology, grant management, brand management, and served as in-house legal counsel.
Crystal holds a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, an M.S. in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University, an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco, and a B.A. in Journalism from Howard University.