Director of Sustainability and Resiliency Casey Shevlin

(330) 375-2345 166 S. High St., Akron, OH44308

As the city's first Director of Sustainability and Resiliency, Casey Shevlin will be responsible for helping coordinate and grow the city's focus on environmental issues. Shevlin most recently served as the senior sustainability analyst in the Corporate Responsibility department at FirstEnergy, where she was responsible for improving the company’s performance on a range of sustainability topics, including climate change. Shevlin has previously worked in a variety of communications, research, and academic positions.

Shevlin serves on the Women’s Network Leadership Institute’s Advisory Council and on the Board of the Conservancy for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

She is originally from New York and received her B.A. in English from Emmanuel College and her M.A. in English from the University of Akron. She lives with her husband Brian and their dog Maverick in the Firestone Park neighborhood of Akron. In her free time, she enjoys hiking in our local and national parks, practicing yoga in Highland Square, and eating her way through the downtown Akron restaurant scene.