Our Staff

Heather Taylor-Miesle

Executive Director


Heather Taylor-Miesle served as Executive Director of the OEC through March 2022.

Prior to joining the OEC, Heather was the leader of the NRDC Action Fund, where she grew the organization from a mere concept into an environmental powerhouse in national politics. She also served as the NRDC’s deputy legislative director, worked with Fortune 500 companies to strengthen their sustainability practices, and held key aide positions on Capitol Hill working on energy and natural resources issues. Heather studied political science and communications at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio and earned her master’s of public administration from the University of Southern California.