1B05 – Chris Calton

  • Commissioner Chris Calton has lived in the district for more than five years and often mentions to his friends that it’s the first city that felt like ‘home.’ Chris believes in a resident first approach to governance, meaning we should consider the experience and ideas of our residents first and foremost.

    In his professional life, Chris is an Outreach Manager in the Global Climate Program at the World Resources Institute. He supports the institute’s work by leading international outreach to 21 countries and managing a network of country embassies in DC, In addition, Chris works with city networks to synergies national and local climate action. Prior to joining WRI, Chris served as Special Advisor to Ambassador Stuart Back at the Mission of Palau to the United Nations.