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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

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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

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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

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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

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Sarah Cao

Undergraduate Outreach and Communications Assistant

Sarah is a freshman at UNC Chapel Hill majoring in Psychology and Statistics and Analytics. She joined the EFC in the spring of 2024 as an outreach and communications assistant. In her free time, Sarah … Read more

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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 is a Project Analyst at the UNC Environmental Finance Center (UNC EFC). In this role, she does applied research into various funding streams available to water and wastewater utilities and helps communities access … Read more

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