Since 2017, Danielle Moon has worked for Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) as a Legislative Aide and Scheduler. Danielle manages the Congressman’s Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Animal Welfare legislative portfolio. In addition to her legislative work, Danielle works on the Congressman’s Asia and Europe portfo-lio including the U.S.-Japan Caucus, Congressional Caucus on ASEAN, and the United States-Spain Council.
Danielle serves as Founder & President of the Clean Energy and Technology Staff Association, a bipartisan and bicameral congressional staff association dedicated to educating and promoting the adoption of clean energy tech-nologies among Capitol Hill staff. Danielle also serves as an Advisory Member to the Capitol Hill Community Staff Association (CHCSA) bringing congressional staff together for community service projects throughout the Washington, D.C. area.
Prior to joining Congressman Castro’s office, Danielle served as an appointee with the Obama Ad-ministration at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). During her time at DOE, Danielle worked as Special Advisor for Strategic Planning in the Office of Secretary and Office of Nuclear Energy, where she worked on PUNT (Peaceful Use of Nuclear Technology) Agreement with China.
Danielle was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from Syracuse University with Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Chinese Studies.