Devon serves as Communications Manager for the Stanford Woods Institute, where she helps connect Stanford research to action by implementing communication plans and strategies and sharing news about Stanford environmental research with journalists, decision-makers and other key constituents. Devon’s background is in environmental policy, government relations, and communications. Prior to joining the Stanford Woods Institute, Devon served as Government Relations Administrator for the Southern California commuter rail system, Metrolink. Devon is originally from Texas where she was an information specialist and legislative liaison for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, which regulates air, water, and waste in the state. Devon also served on the management team of the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy, a joint effort of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, White House Council on Environmental Quality, and Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.