Heather McTeer Toney

Heather McTeer Toney serves as the executive director of the Beyond Petrochemicals Campaign, partnering with frontline communities to halt the expansion of petrochemical production in the US. She was elected the first African American, first female, and youngest mayor of Greenville, MS, at age 27. She served as regional administrator for the EPA’s Southeast Region from 2014 to 2017, and was the senior director of Moms Clean Air Force, an environmental advocacy group focused on policy initiatives to protect children from air pollution. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Spelman College and a law degree from Tulane University.