Nina Axelson oversees public affairs for Ever-Green Energy and its affiliates. Axelson’s role includes oversight of legislative and local government affairs, community outreach and philanthropy, and education programming, including the development of the Saint Paul EcoDistrict. She has led major initiatives for the organization, including project development and oversight of the nation’s largest solar thermal installation and authoring of studies for clients, the Department of Energy, and the International Energy Agency. Axelson currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International District Energy Association and Clean Energy Economy Minnesota. Prior to joining Ever-Green, Axelson worked in community and business development with a focus on energy and the environment. Axelson holds a BS in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies from the University of Minnesota.