Ashleigh Deemer
Deputy Director

B.A. Environmental Studies, Chatham College
Started on staff: 2018

As the western Pennsylvania director with PennEnvironment, Ashleigh oversees local, statewide and national campaigns to protect clean air and clean water in Pittsburgh and other regions west of the Susquehanna River. She brings 13 years of experience in community organizing and government to her work to win policy change and hold decision-makers, agencies and polluters accountable. Prior to joining PennEnvironment in 2018, Ashleigh served as a chief of staff in Pittsburgh City Council, and organized clean air campaigns for Clean Water Action and the Clean Air Task Force. Ashleigh lives in south Pittsburgh with her husband and son, where she enjoys gardening, working on gender equity initiatives, and taking her son to the playground.