Jennifer Porter
Principal Consultant

Jennifer Porter

Education

Master of Urban and Regional Planning – Portland State University (2003); Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Wells College (1998)

Certifications

OSHA 30-Hour Construction

SWANA / CRRA Certified Practitioner in Zero Waste Principles & Practices

Email

jporter@raftelis.com

About Jennifer

Jennifer is a planning leader with more than 20 years of experience in government and private sector sustainability, circularity and solid waste/ sustainable materials management initiatives. Jennifer has demonstrated team building skills, business acumen, and an exemplary work ethic leading client projects in-person and virtually in 18 states and territories in the US and internationally, as well as with a global retail brand leader. A Certified Practitioner in Zero Waste Principles/Practices and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) planning, Jennifer’s specializations include sustainability, zero waste, circular economy, solid waste, sustainable materials management, human capital development, communications and team building. Skilled in program development, project management and scenario evaluation with keen organizational skills, Jennifer has been a principal or project manager for more than 30 complex public- and private-sector client projects. She has held organization leadership positions including with the Clean Cities Coalition and a state recycling organization and is the author of more than 25 published industry articles/speaking engagements promoting thought leadership.