Ben Haygood

Environmental Health Policy Director

Ben Haygood is the Environmental Health Policy Director, 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.