Rebecca Schaaf

Senior Vice President, Energy

Rebecca Schaaf leads SAHF’s energy and water conservation initiatives, including the Big Reach, SAHF’s collaborative effort with its members to lead the industry in the long-term preservation of affordable housing by reducing energy and water use portfolio-wide by 20% by 2020. 

Prior to joining SAHF, Ms. Schaaf supported energy efficiency programs in China, Russia, and Ukraine at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Joint Global Change Research Institute and worked on a variety of program areas as a Program Officer for CHF International. Ms. Schaaf served in the Peace Corps in Ghana, where she taught mathematics and computer studies.   

Ms. Schaaf holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from New College of Florida and a Master's degree in Community Planning from the University of Maryland, College Park.




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