Dr. Amy Snover is Director of the Climate Impacts Group at the University of Washington, an interdisciplinary research and outreach team dedicated to developing and delivering climate impacts science in the public interest. She has over fifteen years of experience bridging the gap between science and decision making, focusing on improving society’s resilience to natural and human-caused fluctuations in climate. Dr. Snover was the lead author on the popular climate change-planning guidebook, Preparing for Climate Change: A Guidebook for Local, Regional, and State Governments. She is currently working with NOAA to evaluate the implications of climate change projections for Endangered Species Act processes and with the U.S. Forest Service to write a climate change adaptation guidebook for aquatic habitat managers. Dr. Snover received a PhD in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry from the University of Washington with dissertation research on the stable isotope biogeochemistry of atmospheric methane where she was a Department of Energy Global Change Fellow.