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.

Reeves Clippard, Chair

Founder, CEO

A & R Solar Corporation

Current term: 2019-2021

Virginia Emery, Vice Chair

Founder

Beta Hatch

Current term: 2020-2022

John Kane, Treasurer

President & CEO

Kane Environmental

Current term: 2019-2021

Leah Guzowski, Secretary

Director of Industry Research and Development

Idaho National Laboratory

Current term: 2020-2022

Eric Moe, Events Chair

Senior Developer - District Energy

UMC, Inc.

Current term: 2018-2020

Susan Champlain, Government Affairs Chair

Director, State and Local Government Operations, NW Region

Boeing Company

Current term: 2018-2020

David Benson, Governance Chair

Partner and Practice Area Leader - Energy, Infrastructure and Resources

K&L Gates

Current term: 2019-2021

Jennifer Harper, Membership Chair

Business and Programs Developer

Energy Northwest

Current term: 2018-2020

Susan Betcher

Partner | Firmwide Co-Chair, Cleantech Industry Practice Group

Perkins Coie LLP

Current term: 2019-2021

Curt Kirkeby

Fellow Engineer

Avista Utilities

Current term: 2019-2021

Thom Kroon

Chairman & CEO

Thomas James International

Current term: 2020-2022

Daniel Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Clean Energy Institute

University of Washington Clean Energy Institute

Current term: 2018-2020

Russ Weed

President

CleanTech Strategies

Current term: 2019-2021

Brian Young

CleanTech Lead

Washington State Department of Commerce

Current term: 2018-2020

David Allen

Executive Vice President

McKinstry

Current term: Emeritus

Steve Gerritson

Chair Emeritus

Current term: Emeritus

Craig Husa

Executive Vice President, Corum

Current term: Emeritus

Steve Klein

General Manager

Klein Tech Advisors Group

Current term: Emeritus

Bill McSherry

Director, State & Local Government Operations

Boeing Company

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.

Current term: 2019-2021

Angela Becker-Dippmann

Director, Program Development Office, Energy & Environment Directorate

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Current term: 2019-2021

Callie Bendickson

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility

Itron

Current term: 2020-2022

Aaron Block

Principal

Allumia

Current term: 2019-2021

Peter Brehm
Dave Curry

Chairman

NextWatts

Current term: 2019-2021

Will Einstein

Director Product Development and Growth

Puget Sound Energy

Current term: 2019-2021

Leif Elgethun

Founder & CEO

Retrolux

Current term: 2018-2020

Judith Estep, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Innovation Officer

Bonneville Power Administration

Current term: 2018-2020

Joe Goggin

New Business Development Manager

HOTSTART

Current term: 2018-2020

Jim Grazko

Senior Vice President of Underwriting

Premera

Current term: 2020-2022

Casey Groves
Jimmy Jia

CEO

Distributed Energy Management

Current term: 2019-2021

Kim Johnston

Director for Legislative and External Affairs

Snohomish County PUD

Current term: 2020-2022

Cam LeHouillier

Manager of Energy Research and Development

Tacoma Public Utilities

Current term: 2020-2022

Rick Luebbe

Chief Executive Officer

Group 14 Technologies

Current term: 2019-2021

Jim Mothersbaugh

Chief Executive Officer

WaterTectonics

Current term: 2019-2021

Ali Nathoo

Head of Strategic Relationships

Soundview Innovation Campus

Current term: 2018-2020

Tracey Prociw
Tom Redd

President

Pyrolyx USA

Current term: 2019-2021

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: 2020-2022

Keith VanderZanden

Executive Vice President, Benefit Practice Leader

Advanced Professionals Insurance & Benefit Solutions

Current term: 2018-2020

Andrew Vuong

Director, Strategy & Industry Diversification

Economic Alliance Snohomish County

Current term: 2020-2022

Elen Wetzel

Partner

Dorsey & Whitney

Current term: 2020-2022

Mike Winningham, Ph.D.

Research Director, Technology Collaborations – Pacific Northwest

Corning Incorporated

Current term: 2019-2021

Michael Wolcott, Ph.D.

Regents Professor and Assoc Vice President for Research

Washington State University

Current term: 2020-2022

Stephanie Wright

Council Chair

Snohomish County

Current term: 2020-2022

Gary Yang

Chief Strategy Officer

UniEnergy Technologies

Current term: 2018-2020

Tim Zenk

Neste

Current term: 2020-2023