Ashley Thomas

Deputy Director, Organizational Development & Co-Director, Climate Campaign

Ashley (she/her) originally joined LAANE in 2012 as a Research and Policy Analyst on several campaigns including construction, solar, water, and childcare. She returned in 2023 to serve as Co-Director of the Climate Team and to serve on the Leadership Team.

Prior to rejoining LAANE in her new role, she served in multiple roles including Communications Director and Legislative Director for Los Angeles City Council Members and Project Manager overseeing movement building and governing power research at USC Equity Research Institute. Ashley received her BA at UC Berkeley and her MA at Claremont Graduate University. She is also a certified Liberatory Coach.