Kevin A. Lynch heads the External Affairs group for Iberdrola Renewables which is responsible for the company’s work on legislation, regulatory matters, communications, and marketing. Kevin joined predecessor company, PPM Energy, on a full-time basis in June, 2006 at its Portland, Oregon headquarters after a 15-year career in federal, state, and local public policy and external affairs at PacifiCorp. Kevin also spent nearly 10 years working for two members of the US House of Representatives, US Rep. Les AuCoin, D-OR (1985-1991), and US Rep. William Ratchford, D-CT (1981-1984). Kevin served eight of these years as the Representatives’ staff to the Committee on Appropriations, focusing on natural resource, public lands, Native American, energy, and arts and humanities issues.
Kevin serves on the Boards of the Interwest Energy Alliance (Board Chair), the Colorado Independent Energy Association, the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology (Secretary/Treasurer), the Clean Power Campaign, and the Independent Energy Producers of California (Board Chair). He co-chairs the State Policy Committee of the American Wind Energy Association.