Dawone Robinson is Eastern Regional Director for Energy Affordability for the Natural Resources Defense Council. In this role, he focuses on promoting increased access to energy efficiency and renewable energy resources for multifamily and low-income households. As part of the Energy Efficiency for All project, Dawone helps organize state coalitions and provides educational support for organizations and individuals working on energy efficiency and renewable energy policies.
He has also served as a member of the Virginia Advisory Council on Environmental Justice, an appointment he received from former Governor Terry McAuliffe. In his previous role, Dawone served as Virginia policy director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, an organization focusing on climate change impacts and clean energy solutions in Virginia.
Dawone earned his bachelor's degree from Iowa State University and a J.D. from Drake University Law School.