Meet the Wind Vision Ambassadors

 

Michael Arquin
Michael Arquin

Michael Arquin is the director of the KidWind Project and is engaged in improving materials and training.

Ken Becker
Ken Becker

Ken Becker is the Executive Director for Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED).

 

Jan Blomstrann
Jan Blomstrann

Jan Blomstrann serves as chairwoman and CEO of Renewable NRG Systems.

Sarah Bray
Sarah Bray

Sarah Bray is Director of Communications for Clean Line Energy, joining in 2010.

 

Bruce Burcat
Bruce Burcat

Bruce Burcat is an attorney with over twenty-five years’ experience in the utility and energy regulatory fields.

Tom Carlson
Tom Carlson

Tom Carlson is Manager of Regulatory and Legislative Affairs for EDF Renewable Energy.

 

Evelyn Carpenter
Evelyn Carpenter

More than 20-years overseeing development, engineering & construction of energy projects.

Johnny Casana
Johnny Casana

Johnny Casana ensures strategic direction of policy in the U.S. & Canada for EDP Renewables.

 

Beth Conley
Beth Conley

Beth manages comms & dev for Clean Line Energy Partners & the Rock Island Clean Line project.

Karen Conover
Karen Conover

Karen Conover is a Vice President of DNV GL, a global leader in testing, certification, and advisory services.

 

Craig Cox
Craig Cox

Craig Cox is the President of Lyghtco LLC and he's a government affairs and public policy consultant.

Terri Denning
Terri Denning

16-years of Finance, Deal Structuring and Business Development experience in the energy field.

 

Heather Dennison
Heather Dennison

Heather is the Executive Director for Human Resources for UpWind Solutions, Inc.

Jayshree Desai
Jayshree Desai

Jayshree Desai is the Chief Operating Officer for Clean Line Energy, overseeing many of its operations.

 

Kim Diamond
Kim Diamond

Kim Diamond is a thought leader in the renewables area generally and in the wind industry specifically.

Katherine Dykes
Katherine Dykes

Katherine Dykes is the Senior Engineer at National Renewable Energy Laboratories (NREL).

 

Nancy Floyd
Nancy Floyd

Nancy Floyd is Founder & Managing Director of Nth Power, an early-stage, energy venture capital firm.

Jeff Fox
Jeff Fox

Jeff is a native Montanan and works as the Montana Policy Manager for Renewable Northwest.

 

Kristen Graf
Kristen Graf

Kristen Graf currently serves as the Executive Director of Women of Wind Energy (WoWE).

Jeffrey Grybowski
Jeffrey Grybowski

Mr. Grybowski is the CEO of Deepwater Wind, managing the company's offshore wind projects.

 

Kevin Haley
Kevin Haley

Kevin Haley is a communications professional with unique experience across the renewable energy industry.

Lisa Jacobson
Lisa Jacobson

Lisa Jacobson serves as the President of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE).

 

Jessica Joyce
Jessica Joyce

Jessica Joyce is the VP of Sales & Marketing at UpWind Solutions with nearly two decades of experience.

Anne Kelly
Anne Kelly

Anne is Senior Program Director, Policy & BICEP Program at Ceres, a coalition of investors and companies.

 

Ken Kimmell
Ken Kimmell

Ken Kimmell, with more than 30-years experience, is president of the Union of Concerned Scientists.

John Kostyack
John Kostyack

John Kostyack became the Wind Energy Foundation's Executive Director in September 2014.

 

Fred Kraybill
Fred Kraybill

Fred Kraybill is the manager and part owner of Thomas Blvd Group in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Steve Krebs
Steve Krebs

Steve Krebs is VP of OwnEnergy, Inc., and he consults on commercial & business strategy.

 

Alex Landon
Alex Landon

Alex Landon is a Manager for Strategy & Finance for Clean Line, connecting wind energy to demands.

Aaron Lawson
Aaron Lawson

Aaron's specialties include electronic repair, shop leadership and project management.

 

Naomi Lovinger
Naomi Lovinger

Naomi has long been a proponent of renewable energy, including as Head of Communications for Nordex USA.

David Loy
David Loy

David Loy works with GE Renewables as the senior manager of Wind Farm Engineering.

 

Simon Mahan
Simon Mahan

Simon Mahan is the Director of the Southern Wind Energy Association and a clean energy advocate.

Rick Miller
Rick Miller

Rick Miller has been the South-West Permitting Manager for EDF Renewable Energy since 2009.

 

Michelle Montague
Michelle Montague

Michelle founded Green Capulet Marketing & Communications as a consulting service.

Christopher Niezrecki
Christopher Niezrecki

Mr. Niezrecki is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the U of Mass Lowell.

 

Lucille Olszewski
Lucille Olszewski

Lucille is a meteorologist and managing partner for Ensemble Wind with over 25 years of experience.

Sam Panarella
Sam Panarella

Sam is a lawyer, executive and law professor who started as a clerk on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

Bill Pezalla
Bill Pezalla

Bill leads the grid interconnection negotiations for Apex’s portfolio of over 50 wind projects.

John Purcell
John Purcell

John Purcell graduated from Michigan State University in 1989 with a B.A. degree in Business.

 

Nancy Rader
Nancy Rader

Nancy Rader has 20 years of experience as a renewable energy advocate and represents CalWEA.

Ali Rodrian
Ali Rodrian

Ali is a passionate & innovative wind farm development expert with a specialty in avian conservation.

 

Allison Rohrs
Allison Rohrs

Allison Rohrs is the Director of the Saint Francis University Institute for Energy in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Mario Rotea
Dr. Mario Rotea

Dr. Rotea is the department head of mechanical engineering at UT Dallas.

 

Hans Royal
Hans Royal

Hans Royal is excited to represent Renewable Choice Energy as Senior Director of Business Development.

Elizabeth Salerno
Elizabeth Salerno

Liz is the Product and Marketing Strategy Manager for Siemens Wind Power and Renewables.

 

Rachel Shimshak
Rachel Shimshak

Rachel Shimshak has served as Executive Director of Renewable Northwest since its inception in 1994.

Beth Soholt
Beth Soholt

Beth Soholt is the Executive Director of the non-profit organization Wind on the Wires (WOW).

 

Dany St-Pierre
Dany St-Pierre

President of Cleantech Expansion LLC, Dany expands their renewable energy business to new markets.

Jacob Susman
Jacob Susman

Jacob has been building businesses, investing, & developing projects in renewable energy since 1999.

 

Chris Swartley
Chris Swartley

Chris is a founding partner of Progression Energy, a renewable energy company throughout the U.S.

Dr. James Walker
Dr. James Walker

Dr. James Walker is among the pioneers of wind energy and helped build wind farms for over 40 years.

 

Marguerite Wells
Marguerite Wells

Marguerite is the Project Manager of Black Oak Wind Farm, NY State's first community-owned wind farm.

Tom Wind
Tom Wind

Mr. Wind is the owner of Wind Utility Consulting, PC. Mr. Wind specializes in small wind generation projects.

 

Andrew Young
Andrew Young

Andrew Young serves as EDP-Renewable's Executive Vice President for the Western U.S. & Canada.