Missy Stults is the Sustainability and Innovations Manager for the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has had significant roles in chapters of the U.S. National Climate Assessment. In the past she was the National Climate Director for ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability where she worked with over 600 local governments to advance their climate mitigation, climate adaptation, and sustainability efforts. Stults received her Ph.D. in Urban Resilience from the University of Michigan, M.A. in Climate and Society from Columbia University, and B.S. in Marine Biology and Environmental Science from the University of New England.