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Tressie earned a degree in wildlife ecology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a law degree from Cardozo Law School in New York City. She enjoyed working for state and federal environmental agencies and non-profits during her time in New York, and she also spent a summer in Wisconsin as a Midwest Environmental Advocates Law Clerk. After practicing law out east, Tressie returned to Wisconsin to be closer to family, the UW Arboretum, and the shores of Lake Monona. She most recently worked as a policy analyst for the state, focusing on alternative transportation and air quality programming.
At MEA, Tressie works on agricultural law and policy issues throughout the State and coordinates the law clerk program. She is also MEA’s primary representative in filing and executing the citizen Petition for Corrective Action, which urges the federal government to require fixing of Wisconsin’s deficient water pollution permitting program.
Contact Tressie with questions about concentrated animal feeding operations, the Petition for Corrective Action, and/or the MEA law clerk program. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.