Earlier this month, Clean Fuels Ohio (CFO) welcomed Maggie Hirt and Olivia LoGuidice to the team as Outreach and Organizing Coordinators for the Drive Electric Ohio program. In those roles, they will support the Drive Electric chapters as they educate potential EV owners and connect with local stakeholders, engage auto dealerships to provide the best possible EV sales experience and participate in Drive Electric chapter activities, and handle implementation of Clean Fuels Ohio’s new equity-focused community collaboration project.
Born in Bellevue, OH, and raised in Fremont, Maggie holds a B.S. in Environment and Natural Resources focusing on Environmental Policy from The Ohio State University. She is passionate about community outreach and environmental advocacy, and she is excited by the opportunity to combine her interests and work to make a difference.
“The part of this position with Clean Fuels Ohio that excites me most is the opportunity to invest myself in meaningful work,” said Maggie. “I’m excited to find myself in a role balancing environmental work and community involvement, while continuously meeting and working with individuals who inspire me.”
Olivia was born and raised in central Ohio. Prior to joining Clean Fuels, she served as a consultant on a Westerville City Council campaign, where she had the opportunity to manage campaign and social media strategies. Olivia holds a B.A. in Political Science and Marketing from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She looks forward to utilizing her experiences and passions for sustainability and community in her advocacy efforts.
“I’m excited about the individuals and communities I’ll connect with through this role!” said Olivia, “I look forward to learning everything that I can to support our communities and advance equitable electrification across our state.”
There are currently six DEO chapters across the state of Ohio. Maggie is the staff liaison for the Toledo, Dayton, and Cincinnati chapters and Olivia is the staff liaison for the Columbus, Cleveland, and Athens chapters. To get involved with Drive Electric Ohio, please fill out this survey or reach out to Maggie ([email protected]) or Olivia ([email protected]).
“We are excited to welcome two ambitious Ohio natives to the team,” said Brendan Kelley, Drive Electric Ohio Director. “They have already hit the ground running and are charging ahead.”
Learn more about Drive Electric Ohio here.