2014 Recipient of the
Distinguished Alumni Award
Constance Downs is an administrator with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., with experience across a range of environmental and public policy issues. Downs joined the EPA in 1999 with the agency’s Center for Environmental Information and Statistics, where she supported research on U.S. public interest in environmental issues. She has served as branch chief for the EPA’s Records Content Management Branch and, since 2011, as associate director of the agency’s Toxics Release Inventory Program Division — a position that brings her into contact with researchers including UW-Green Bay faculty members. In a previous career, Downs spent nearly 15 years working for a Japanese bank in New York and for a Tokyo-based consulting company.