Michele Jalbert, Executive Director
Michele Jalbert serves as Executive Director of the Providence Resilience Partnership. She brings extensive experience leading advocacy efforts and partnering with diverse stakeholder groups to achieve tangible outcomes. She previously worked for Congressman William Delahunt on environmental issues and most recently worked with more than 100 companies in collaborative efforts to accelerate the adoption of safer, more sustainable chemicals across all sectors.
Brandon Haley, Communications and Engagement Manager
Brandon Haley serves as the Communications & Engagement Manager for the Providence Resilience Partnership building content and connections to create consensus and action around resilient long-term solutions for all Providence residents. A recent URI graduate, hailing from New Jersey, he has utilized his communication expertise as both the Director of Marketing for Launch Lab and as Community Specialist for Urban Development at Cornish Associates. Brandon values the work and contributions of all community members and plans to make a lasting impact in the neighborhood he now calls home.
Pam Rubinoff, Senior Advisor
Pam Rubinoff is a coastal resilience specialist at the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center/RI Sea Grant. For over 30 years, Pam has leveraged her expertise in engineering, natural hazards, coastal management, and collaborative stakeholder engagement to make vulnerable communities more resilient to climate threats worldwide. To achieve sound, science-based risk exposure and reduction solutions, Rubinoff facilitates capacity building for neighborhoods, municipalities, and businesses locally and internationally.
Curt Spalding, Senior Advisor
Curt Spalding is the founder and principal of Spalding Environment/ Climate Strategies. Formerly, serving as a Professor of the Practice with the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society. Previously, he served as the US EPA New England Administrator under President Obama, and was Save The Bay’s Executive Director for eighteen years. Throughout his award-winning leadership career, Curt emphasized building community resilience through the implementation of equitable solutions that sustain both the economy and environment.