Ms. Swink has over 35 years of experience at the highest levels of government and the private sector. She has worked at the U.S. Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Geological Survey. Ms. Swink has worked on manufacturing productivity and efficiency with emphasis on technology advancement and adoption, electricity infrastructure development and reliability, and fossil energy technology advancement for extraction, transport and utilization of resources. She is currently the Vice Chairman of the National Materials and Manufacturing Board at the National Academy of Sciences where she also participates on the Defense Materials, Manufacturing and Infrastructure Standing Committee. Ms. Swink holds a Bachelor’s degree from American University and a Master’s Degree from Johns Hopkins University.