Sangina Wright is a professional staff member for the United States House of a Representative’s Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, where she serves as the principal advisor for the Committee’s sustainable transportation portfolio. She is responsible for leading the development and advancement of legislation for advanced vehicle technologies, bioenergy, and hydrogen and fuel cell research, as well as other energy-related development, demonstration, and commercialization activities.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Wright held various other positions within the US House of Representatives. She has completed energy and environment graduate coursework and received her bachelor’s degree from American University in Washington, D.C. She is also a member of several local and national professional organizations dedicated to transportation, energy, and the environmental issues.
She currently helps to lead Capitol Hill’s Clean Energy and Technology Staff Association, where she oversees strategic leadership, membership expansion strategy, the establishment of industry partnerships, and the development, coordination, and management of educational programs. Her volunteer work also includes tutoring children in math and reading, as well as other community outreach programs.