About EPA

About EPA's White House Liaison

Lateisha Garrett

Teisha Garrett currently serves as White House Liaison. Teisha hails from Powhatan, Virginia and is a graduate of James Madison University, where she earned a degree in English and minored in political communications.

After JMU, Teisha moved to D.C. to make the world a better place, focusing on fundraising from major and grassroots donors. She has worked for a number of organizations and campaigns including EMILY's List, the American Association for Justice, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, and Women for Women International. She managed all of the marketing and engagement programs at International Medical Corps, a nonprofit focused on medical care and training in nearly 30 countries.

Most recently, she served as the White House Liaison at the National Endowment for the Humanities. In her spare time, she can be found wandering around Old Town Alexandria, cheering on a Washington sports team, voraciously consuming books, or baking cupcakes.