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Claire Pywell

Communications Director, Alaska

Claire specializes in providing clients with critical public affairs and communications support. One of the rising stars of the Last Frontier, Claire joins the S360 Alaska office with a strong background in achieving political and advocacy objectives.

Before joining S360, Claire’s campaign work contributed to electing Alaskan state representatives and utility board members. With a focus on developing impactful messaging and engaging the right audiences, her experience in communications ranges from working with rural teens to advising elected officials and executive directors. She is also the author of the Citizens’ Guide to Natural Gas Permitting in Alaska.

Claire graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and policy. While an undergrad, she also worked on the team that launched the Maryland School of Public Policy’s Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership.

When not at her desk, Claire adventures in the mountains, practices yoga and attempts to trick neighbors into thinking that she knows what’s going on in her garden.

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