CVNM Board Director

Noah Long grew up in Santa Fe and returned to northern New Mexico with his family in 2013. He lives in Santa Fe with his wife Meghan Mead and two children, Rainier and Camille.

Noah is a senior attorney working with the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Energy Program. Noah’s began work with NRDC in 2006, when he helped initiate NRDC’s successful campaign to protect Chilean Patagonia from large hydro development. In 2008, he joined the energy program staff with a focus on regulation of electric and gas utilities. He has worked on policies to deploy renewable energy and energy efficiency, invest in clean energy research and development, and clean up dirty power plants.

Noah manages NRDC’s western clean energy work and coordinates a national network of advocates supporting strong and effective carbon standards for power plants. He is also on the board of the Interwest Energy Alliance, a regional renewable energy trade association, and the Western Clean Energy Campaign. Noah holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, a Master of Science in International Development and Environmental Policy from the London School of Economics, and a bachelor of art from Bowdoin College.

Noah loves hiking, biking and skiing in the mountains of New Mexico especially when he can bring along his dog, Rojo.