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.

Craig Husa

Chief Executive Officer

Impact Bioenergy

Current term: 2016-2018

Reeves Clippard

CEO & Co-Founder

A & R Solar Corporation

Current term: 2016-2018

Tom Redd

President

Pyrolyx USA

Current term: 2016-2018

Susan Betcher

Partner | Firmwide Co-Chair, Cleantech Industry Practice Group

Perkins Coie LLP

Current term: 2016-2018

Russ Weed

President

CleanTech Strategies

Current term: 2016-2018

Jimmy Jia

Chief Executive Officer

Distributed Energy Management

Current term: 2016-2018

David Benson

Partner

K&L Gates

Current term: 2016-2018

Jennifer Harper

Business and Programs Developer

Energy Northwest

Current term: 2018-2020

David Allen

Executive Vice President

McKinstry

Current term: Emeritus

Steve Gerritson

Retired

Current term: Emeritus

Steve Klein

Chief Executive Officer

Klein Tech Advisors Group

Current term: Emeritus

Bill McSherry

Vice President, Government Operations

Boeing Company

Current term: Emeritus

Kirt Montague

Chief Executive Officer

Plum Energy LLC

Current term: Emeritus

Curt Kirkeby

Technology Strategy

Avista Utilities

Current term: 2016-2018

Thom Kroon

Chairman & CEO

Thomas James International

Current term: 2017-2019

Daniel Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Clean Energy Institute

University of Washington Clean Energy Institute

Current term: 2018-2020

Malin Young, Ph. D.

Deputy Director Science & Technology

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Current term: 2016-2018

Board of Directors

Chris Ajemian

Vice President, Business Development and Regulatory Affairs

CTFusion, Inc.

Current term: 2019-2021

Callie Bendickson

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility

Itron

Current term: 2017-2019

Aaron Block

Principal

Allumia

Current term: 2016-2018

Susan Champlain

Director, State and Local Government Operations, NW Region

Boeing Company

Current term: 2018-2020

Dave Curry

CEO

NextWatts

Current term: 2016-2018

Will Einstein

Director, New Product Development

Puget Sound Energy

Current term: 2016-2018

Leif Elgethun

Founder & CEO

Retrolux

Current term: 2018-2020

Virginia Emery

Founder

Beta Hatch

Current term: 2017-2019

Judith Estep, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Innovation Officer

Bonneville Power Administration

Current term: 2018-2020

Jim Grazko

Senior Vice President of Underwriting

Premera

Current term: 2017-2019

Leah Guzowski

Director of Industry Research and Development

Idaho National Laboratory

Current term: 2017-2019

James Hunt

Market Development

HOTSTART

Current term: 2018-2020

Kim Johnston

Director for Legislative and External Affairs

Snohomish County PUD

Current term: 2017-2019

John Kane

President & CEO

Kane Environmental

Current term: 2016-2018

Rick Luebbe

Chief Executive Officer

Group 14 Technologies

Current term: 2016-2018

Eric Moe

Senior Developer - District Energy

University Mechanical Contractors

Current term: 2018-2020

Jim Mothersbaugh

Chief Executive Officer

WaterTectonics

Current term: 2016-2018

Ali Nathoo

Head of Strategic Relationships

Soundview Innovation Campus

Current term: 2018-2020

Justin Park

Attorney/Vice President

Romero Park P.S.

Current term: 2018-2020

Jameson Schwetz

Director, Business Development

Electrical Industry Group Northwest

Current term: 2018-2020

Craig Smith

Director of Customer Energy Solutions

Seattle City Light

Current term: 2017-2019

Jennifer Spaith

Partner

Dorsey & Whitney

Current term: 2017-2019

Marilyn Strickland

President & CEO

Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

Current term: 2016-2018

Keith VanderZanden

Executive Vice President, Benefit Practice Leader

Advanced Professionals & Benefit Solutions

Current term: 2018-2020

Andrew Vuong

Director, Strategy & Industry Diversification

Economic Alliance Snohomish County

Current term: 2017-2019

Greg Walters

Sales Manager

HOTSTART

Current term: 2018-2020

Mike Winningham, Ph.D.

Research Director, Technology Collaborations – Pacific Northwest

Corning Incorporated

Current term: 2019-2021

Mike Wolcott, Ph.D.

Louisiana-Pacific Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor

Washington State University

Current term: 2017-2019

Stephanie Wright

Council Chair

Snohomish County

Current term: 2017-2019

Gary Yang

Chief Strategy Officer

UniEnergy Technologies

Current term: 2018-2020

Brian Young

Clean Technology Sector Lead

Washington State Department of Commerce

Current term: 2018-2020