NGA Center for Best Practices
Evan Blankenberger serves as a Policy Coordinator for NGA’s Center for Best Practices Energy, Environment, and Infrastructure policy teams. Prior to joining NGA, Evan served as a James H. Dunn Jr. Fellow in the Office of Illinois Governor JB Pritzker with the Governor’s Office of Constituent Affairs. Evan has experience working in state government, including for the Illinois Department of Central Management Services and the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Evan holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and government from Northern Illinois University and is currently pursuing a master’s in public administration at American University’s School of Public Affairs. Evan is originally from Springfield, Illinois.