Director, Electric School Bus Initiative
WRI (World Resources Institute)
Sue Gander serves as the Director of the Electric School Bus Initiative at the World Resources Institute (WRI) which aims to make healthier, more equitable electric mobility the new normal for an entire generation by electrifying the U.S. fleet of 480,000 school buses by 2030. Prior to WRI, Sue was the Managing Director of Policy for the Electrification Coalition where she worked to accelerate the adoption of EVs at scale. For over a decade, Sue directed the Energy, Infrastructure and Environment Division at the National Governors Association, spearheading policy support for the transformation of the energy and transportation sectors. Sue also served at the U.S. EPA and at the Center for Clean Air Policy. Sue is the founder and chair of the Women of Electric Vehicles DC Chapter and volunteers with the National Park Service C&O Bike Patrol and the Kensington (Maryland) Racial Justice Committee.