Sarah Litke

Senior Director

Sarah is Senior Director and co-founder of Plurus Strategies. She applies her extensive strategic and technical expertise to successfully advise and represent large companies, start-ups, and trade associations on legislative and regulatory client matters related to energy, environment, infrastructure, and transportation.

Prior to the launch of Plurus Strategies, Sarah was Manager of Government Relations at ML Strategies, where she led client service for the firm’s energy and environment portfolio, crafted timely thought leadership across the energy and regulatory policy spectrums, and coordinated client development efforts firm-wide. Sarah frequently drafted legislative language and technical comments on regulatory policy, cultivating strong bipartisan relationships to ensure client success in both the Legislative and Executive Branches.

A decade previously, Sarah served as Energy Industry Specialist for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where she managed projects for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Information Administration and National Energy Technology Laboratory, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), state governments, regional associations, and commercial clients. During her tenure, she served as lead author of numerous publications, including DOE’s Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States. Sarah was principal architect of greenhouse gas inventories for the California Climate Action Registry (CCAR) and The Climate Registry (TCR) and drafted General Protocols and Technical Guidelines for these Registries, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), and several state reporting programs. She advised the State of Maryland and numerous countries, ports, and companies in the development and calculation of their carbon and environmental footprints. Sarah also provided legislative analysis, technical guidance, and marketing strategies for commercial clients, including Anheuser-Busch, Bank of America, and Washington Nationals Baseball.

Education

B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Politics, Philosophy, and Italian, The Catholic University of America

M.A., with distinction, Philosophy and Social Policy, The George Washington University