Alex Dodds is Smart Growth America’s Director of Communications. She joined Smart Growth America in 2010 after doing digital communications and outreach for several organized labor campaigns. In 2013 Alex was selected as a Next City Vanguard, an annual urban leadership gathering “of the best and brightest young urban leaders working to improve cities across sectors.” She has worked on over a dozen national campaigns ranging from corporate accountability to convening local elected officials. When not working, Alex can usually be found exploring the ever-evolving Washington DC. She can be reached at adodds [at] smartgrowthamerica [dot] org.