CCS Team

CCS Team

CCS team members have extensive qualifications in environmental science, public policy, economics, management, business, law, education, communications, and finance. Many have experience as public officials, high-level policy advisors, and academic, nonprofit, community, and business leaders.

Thomas D. Peterson 
Founder, President and CEO

Stephen M. Roe 
Senior Policy Analyst, Technical Program Manager

Scott Williamson
Senior Policy Analyst, Program Manager

Arianna Ugliano

Project Manager and Policy Analyst

Holly Lindquist
Policy Analyst 

Fan Zhang
Junior Policy Analyst

Nikola Pilipovic
Junior Policy Analyst



CCS often includes expert consultants and advisors in its projects to ensure a full range of expertise and capacity and a high level of efficiency in carrying out its mission. Affiliate members include representatives of universities, technical institutions, nonprofit organizations, and other institutions. These advanced practitioners and thought leaders typically have long-term relationships with CCS and are well known in their fields.

Board of Directors

Steven E. Chester, Chairman

Robbi JonesSecretary Treasurer

Stephen A. OwensBoard Member

Thomas D. PetersonPresident


Advisory Council

Dr. Amir Metry, Chairman Emeritus, CCS; Director, Versar Corporation

Dr. Kathy Wagner Hill, Director Emeritus, CCS; Director, Johns Hopkins University Center for Advanced Governmental Studies

Alex BeehlerSenior Advisor, B&D Consulting; Former Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Environment, Safety & Occupational Health (ESOH) at the Department of Defense. Washington, DC

Tim BradleyCo-founder and Managing Director, Signal Equity Partners. New York, NY

Dr. David von HippelSenior Policy Analyst, CCS; President, David von Hippel Analysis and Planning. Eugene, OR

Tom LoobySenior Project Director CCS; Former Director, Colorado Environment Protection Division. Frisco, CO

Dr. Hal NelsonSenior Policy Analyst, CCS; Visiting Professor, School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University. Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Adam RoseSenior Advisor, Economic Modeling, CCS; Research Professor Coordinator, Economics at University of Southern California DHS Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE). Los Angeles, CA