Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Program Manager, Google, Inc.
Sara Kitchens was born and raised in a beautiful area of western New York known as the Finger Lakes region. After high school she joined the United States Navy and pursued a career in nuclear power and propulsion. During her Navy travels, Sara was deployed on two occasions to Persian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Currently, Sara lives in Charleston, SC, and works for Google data centers. In her role as an Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Program Manager, she has helped build the SHE program at Google and has assisted with the implementation of an ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 50001 based management system and their associated certifications. For the past 3 years, Sara has managed the software program that organizes the required elements of these standards, as well as, houses the relevant regulatory obligations for global Google data centers.