Our dedicated and diverse staff is committed to tackling our region’s energy challenges by harnessing the economic opportunities presented by clean renewable energy. Meet our staff below and meet our Board of Directors here.

Executive Director

Stephen Smith

Executive Director
Dr. Stephen A. Smith has 30 years of experience affecting change for the environment. Since 1993, Dr. Smith has led the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) as its Executive Director.
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Forest Bradley-Wright

Energy Efficiency Director

Chris Carnevale

Climate Advocacy Director

George Cavros

Florida Director and Energy Policy Attorney

Stan Cross

Electric Transportation Policy Director

James Fall

Finance Director

Godfred Gakpetor

Energy Policy Intern

Josiah Gladden

Communications Intern

Susan Glickman

Florida Consultant

Rachel Grillo

Senior Director of Development and Operations

Bryan Jacob

Solar Program Director

Kyle James

Development and Data Manager

Patrick King

Electric Transportation Equity Manager

Dory Larsen

Electric Transportation Program Manager

Heather Murphy

Digital Communications Coordinator

Heather Pohnan

Energy Policy Manager

Michelle Powell

Director of Personnel

Amy Rawe

Communications Director

Cary Ritzler

Georgia Organizer

Maggie Shober

Research Director

Jennifer Stachowski

Accounting Manager

Kate Tracy

Communications Manager

Amy Vaden

Development & Content Manager

Pearl Eva Walker

Civic Engagement Consultant

Justin Wilkins

Director of Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships