Carissa Bunge

Carissa Bunge is a Senior Public Affairs Specialist at the American Geophysical Union, where she works to engage scientists in the policy making process as well as advocate for science issues on the Hill and with the Administration. Carissa has worked in a variety of positions focusing on science communication, outreach, and policy such as interning for Tom Skilling at WGN-TV, the National Weather Service forecasting office in Romeoville, IL, and the White House Council on Environmental Quality. In her free time, she enjoys camping, running, and cheering on the Cubs. Originally from Naperville, Illinois, Carissa has a degree in Meteorology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.