Ben Haygood

Ben Haygood is the Director of Policy & Partnerships, where he works with government, coalitions, and communities to create and implement policies protecting children from Lead Poisoning, and creating healthier homes and communities through cleaner energy and equity-driven policy. Previously, Ben was at HCDNNJ (the Network), on Sandy and Katrina Disaster Recovery, and was a Firefighter in Texas and a Cavalry Scout in Bosnia and Haiti. He has an MBA from the University of Colorado and a BA and education from the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M. In his free time, Ben spends his time exploring the shore and hiking with his team – Rachel, Harper, and Hayley – and mountain biking.