Office of Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez
Director of Education and Environmental Policy
Allison James is the Director of Education and Environmental Policy for New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez. She spent many years in the private sector at international financial firms, specializing in logistics management. Allison utilizes her role to advance the environmental agenda through legislation as well as education. She uses her passion for the environment to advance the education of younger generations about global awareness and sustainability. Allison is also a part-time faculty at Parsons School of Design, specializing in environmental education. She has a BA in Environmental Economics and a MS in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management from The New School.