Full Name
Ian Elder
Job Title
National Research & Policy Manager
Jobs to Move America
Speaker Bio
Ian Elder has over eight years of experience in strategic and policy research in the labor movement. At JMA he is leading research on how to maximize the social
and environmental benefits that can be achieved through electrification of the nation’s school buses, and is the author of JMA's comprehensive report on electric school buses, Driving the Future. He previously worked with UNITE HERE Local 25, the hospitality workers’ union in Washington, D.C., where his research contributed to the union’s efforts to raise standards for hotel workers, organize new hotels and a casino, and promote progressive public policies in the region. Ian has a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA.
Ian Elder