Pete Chipman recently served as the Senior Policy Director for Plug In America before becoming the Senior Policy Advisor to the Board of PIA. Prior to Pete’s tenure as PIA’s Senior Policy Director where he led PIA’s Federal and multi-state EV policy efforts, Mr. Chipman came from a background of nearly two decades of experience and leadership in the Federal government at the United States Department of Transportation and in the Obama White House. At USDOT, Pete served under the research arm of the Secretary of Transportation as well as an earlier career at the Federal Transit Administration. At the White House, he worked on clean transportation initiatives for the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Council on Environmental Quality, and the Office of the Vice President (detailed from CEQ) where he was the transportation lead for the President’s Detroit Federal Working Group. After departing the Federal government in 2019, Mr. Chipman served the Biden for President campaign where he helped develop positions on climate-related transportation issues.