Board of Directors

The CleanTech Alliance is led by an elected Board of Directors. Each is an industry leader committed to growing the use of clean technologies across all industries and business types. Our Board of Directors meets quarterly for presentations by relevant industry or policy leaders and to approve recommendations made by other working committees.

Executive Committee

The CleanTech Alliance Executive Committee is a sub-group within the Board of Directors that provides oversight and direction to the organization. Participating members serve a one-year term on the Executive Committee.

Callie Bendickson, Secretary

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility


Craig Husa, Governance Committee Chair

Lockheed Martin

Current term: Emeritus

Susan Champlain, Government Affairs Chair

Director, State and Local Government Operations, NW Region


David Benson

Founder BIA Energy Capital

Bia Energy Capital

Susan Betcher

Partner | Firmwide Co-Chair, Cleantech Industry Practice Group

Perkins Coie LLP

Curt Kirkeby

Fellow Engineer

Avista Utilities

Corey McDaniel

Director of Industry Engagement

Idaho National Laboratory

Daniel Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Clean Energy Institute

University of Washington Clean Energy Institute

Brian Young
David Allen

Executive Vice President


Current term: Emeritus

Reeves Clippard

Founder, CEO

A&R Solar

Current term: Emeritus

Steve Klein

General Manager

Klein Tech Advisors Group

Current term: Emeritus

Bill McSherry

Vice President, Government Operations


Current term: Emeritus

Kirt Montague

Chief Executive Officer

Plum Energy LLC

Current term: Emeritus

Board of Directors

Chris Ajemian

Vice President, Business Development and Regulatory Affairs

CTFusion, Inc.

Jessie Barton

Communications Lead

Helion Energy

Angela Becker-Dippmann

Director, Program Development Office, Energy & Environment Directorate

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Julie Bennion
Peter Brehm
Garry Clark

President and CEO

Dave Curry



Will Einstein

Director Product Development and Growth

Puget Sound Energy

Leif Elgethun

Founder & CEO


Aaron Feaver, Director, JCDREAM

Director - Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials

Washington State University

Jim Grazko

Senior Vice President of Underwriting


Casey Groves
Kim Johnston

Director for Legislative and External Affairs

Snohomish County PUD

Cam LeHouillier

Manager of Energy Research and Development

Tacoma Public Utilities

David Logsdon

Director of Electrification and Strategic Technology

Rick Luebbe

Chief Executive Officer

Group 14 Technologies

Ben Mayer

Partner - Energy | Environmental | Native American Law

K&L Gates

Jim Mothersbaugh

Chief Executive Officer


Tom Redd


Keith VanderZanden

Executive Vice President, Benefit Practice Leader

Advanced Professionals Insurance & Benefit Solutions

Dana Widmer-Quiel

Collaborations Development Manager

Corning Incorporated

Stephanie Wright

County Councilmember, District 3

Snohomish County