Lobbying since: 2023
Carly Michiels has more than eight years of experience in government relations, strategic communications, and environmental policy analysis and advocacy, including working as Legislative Aide to Wisconsin State Representative Gordon Hintz. This role, which included advising caucus members on key environment, energy, and budget issues, kickstarted her career and passion for environmental policy and political strategy.
As the legislative Advisor for the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA), Carly lobbied for complex agency positions, worked on the state budget, and supported various state workforce modernization initiatives, including working on the State Clean Energy Plan with the Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy. Prior to working for the DOA, she was the Government Affairs Director for Clean Wisconsin, an environmental advocacy organization, where she also served as political advisor to the Board of Directors.
Carly holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and environmental studies from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and a master’s degree in environmental policy and Natural Resource Management from Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Administration.
This lobbyist certified completion of required code of conduct training on 06/16/2023.