At Tierra Strategy, we are motivated by a passion to protect our environment. We primarily focus on strategies, policy, and advocacy to decarbonize the electric and transportation sectors. We specialize in Arizona energy policy, public interest policy advocacy, and stakeholder engagement. Our work spans all levels of government from municipalities to the legislature to Arizona's congressional delegation. We handle legislative and regulatory matters.
Our founder and CEO, Autumn T. Johnson, is an experienced, strategic thinker. Her extensive expertise in law, business, and public policy will help your organization accomplish its mission through strategic thinking, zealous advocacy, and thoughtful stakeholder engagement. She is particularly passionate about environmental and energy policy, food and agriculture policy, and animal policy.
EDUCATION: B.A., University of Arizona (magna cum laude) | J.D., University of Oregon (certificate in environmental law) | M.B.A., Seattle University (Beta Gamma Sigma) | M.P.A., Boise State University | Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration, Boise State University (all but dissertation)
Jamie Phillips is our Legal and Policy Fellow . She contributes to the mission of the organization with her aptitude for collaboration and advocacy. Born and raised in Arizona, her experience in renewables spans across the west and includes telecommunications, solar development, and solar operations and maintenance. She is particularly passionate about real estate land use law and renewable energy policy.
EDUCATION: B.S., Arizona State University | J.D., Arizona Summit Law School
We want to help your organization accomplish its mission, while serving the public interest. For us, public interest means looking out for the well-being of our community and the environment with an eye towards the future. We want to make a positive difference and leave the earth better than how we found it. We want to help you do good.
We offer comprehensive policy support including design/development, analysis, and advocacy. Our areas of focus are environmental, clean energy, electrification, food/agriculture, and animal policy.
We eat, sleep, and breath decarbonization. This includes providing public comment, scholarship, bill drafting, and more related to agriculture and energy law and policy.
We help environmental focused nonprofits, trade associations, and other public interest organizations increase their efficacy through direct management, support, and strategic advice.