Maggie Talmadge is a Citizen of the Cherokee Nation and serves as the Senior Manager of Tribal Engagement at Navajo Power, PBC, a majority Native-owned and employee-owned utility-scale renewable energy developer. Navajo Power is a Public Benefits Corporation with a mission for tribal communities to prosper from clean energy. Prior to joining Navajo Power, she was the Business Development Manager at a Midwest utility-scale solar and storage developer.
Maggie has a background in utility-scale solar, wind, and battery storage development and power marketing; energy and economic development capacity building; and legislative, electoral, ballot, and Public Utility Commission policy and campaign design, including carbon pricing, utility grid modernization, housing, and tax policy. She is Co-Chair of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) Energy Committee. Maggie holds a Master of Environmental Management from Yale School of the Environment and a Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College.