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Erin Ansbro

Erin Ansbro

Data Researcher

Erin Ansbro worked at the EFC between 2019 – 2020 as a Data Researcher working primarily on statewide water and wastewater rates surveys. She graduated from the University of Chapel Hill in May 2019 with … Read more


Glenn Barnes

Glenn Barnes

Associate Director

Glenn Barnes worked at Environmental Finance Center at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2006 – 2019, ultimately serving as associate director. He conducted professional development courses and provided direct technical assistance … Read more


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Omid Barr

Project Director

Omid Barr joined the Environmental Finance Center in 2020 as a graduate research assistant. He earned his B.S. from the University of Maryland in 2018, after which he interned with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In … Read more

Email address for Omid Barr barromid@sog.unc.edu

Liz Barteldt

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Liz Barteldt is a sophomore majoring in Environmental Studies with a Business Administration Minor. On campus, she has previously worked at the Ackerman Center for Sustainability and is currently Vice President of Sustainable Business Club. … Read more

Email address for Liz Barteldt ebarteldt@unc.edu

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Garrett Basnight

Research Assistant

Garrett Basnight is a recent graduate of Environmental Studies at UNC working on research and outreach assistance at the EFC. He will be managing EFC social media accounts and providing graphic design and hands on … Read more

Email address for Garrett Basnight gfbas@live.unc.edu

Stacey Berahzer

Stacey Berahzer

Senior Project Director

Stacey Isaac Berahzer worked at the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill for several years up to 2018. She has an undergraduate degree from North Carolina Central University in … Read more


Deja Boone

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Deja Boone is a senior at the Hussman School of Media and Journalism, majoring in advertising and public relations. At the EFC, Deja works as a graphic designer and videographer intern. Some of her hobbies … Read more

Email address for Deja Boone boonede@live.unc.edu

Alex Clegg

Alex Clegg

Research Fellow

Alex Clegg worked at the EFC while a senior at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill majoring in environmental studies and economics, with a minor in city and regional planning. He hopes to … Read more


Emma Copenhaver

Project Analyst

Emma Copenhaver joined the EFC in December 2022. A recent UNC alum, she graduated in December 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Chemistry. As a student, she focused her … Read more

Email address for Emma Copenhaver ecopenhaver@sog.unc.edu

Will Cotterman

Graduate Research Assistant

Will Cotterman is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a Master’s in City and Regional Planning, with a concentration in Land Use and Environmental Planning. He also plans … Read more

Email address for Will Cotterman wrc@unc.edu