Mariah Dignan

Labor Manager

Mariah Dignan is the Labor Manager for Community Offshore Wind. In this role, Mariah builds and maintains partnerships with organized labor leaders, labor organizations, and trade councils. She ensures that business needs and goals are supported by and are in consistent compliance with labor relations guidance and requirements, translates labor relations objectives, and supports labor contract negotiations and labor agreements. Mariah also supports our workforce development initiatives to ensure alignment across labor unions, academic institutions, and non-profit and community-based organizations, that are focused on creating sustainable career pathways.

Prior to joining National Grid, Mariah was the Regional Director (Long Island) for Climate Jobs New York (CJNY), a growing statewide labor coalition representing 2.6 million working New Yorkers united to combat climate change and reverse inequality.

Mariah is a member of Wind Works Long Island, a coalition of environmental, labor, clergy, and community groups, and the force behind educating the Long Island community on the benefits of renewable energy, particularly offshore wind. Mariah also serves on the Long Island Chapter Board of the New York League of Conservation Voters as well as the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Board.

Mariah earned a Bachelor’s Degree in government and philosophy from St. Lawrence University where she was a two-year captain of the volleyball team and a member of the track and field team.