Amy Rawe

Communications Director

Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, Amy is SACE’s Communications Director. She joined SACE in May 2020 and coordinates with the communications, policy, and program teams to most effectively convey SACE’s mission to the public, the organization’s members, media, policy leaders, and stakeholders. 

A graduate of Wake Forest University, Amy’s career has spanned leadership roles in nonprofit communications, public relations, marketing, and journalism. Prior to joining SACE, Amy was a strategist and senior copywriter with a digital marketing firm, spent several years as a Communications Director with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and worked in traditional media as both a reporter and editor. 

Having lived in the Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, and now the Southeast, she also traveled extensively through South Pacific and Southeast Asian countries and spent time in Europe and Brazil. Her experiences have shaped her dedication to foster a national and global understanding of environmental stewardship. 

Today, Amy’s passion for promoting clean energy solutions and environmental advocacy is most deeply rooted in her desire to create a healthier, more sustainable climate for her young daughter’s generation and those to come. 

Amy's Recent Posts


Earth Month Reflections on the Urgency of the Climate Crisis

No more snooze buttons: The time to act is now and the future we envision is possible.


Utility Shut-Offs, Summer Heat, and COVID-19: A Dangerous Trifecta in the Southeast

In the South, summer is synonymous with intense, sweltering heat. Now, in arguably the hottest part of the summer, and with no end in sight to the global health pandemic, low- and…


Why Now is the Time to ACT on KUB

We all can relate to the feeling of dread when we receive our latest utility bill and wonder, “Is this right? Am I actually using this much electricity, or water, or gas?…

News & Resources


MGLW staff recommendation limits options for Memphis and Shelby County by locking citizens into a narrow future for energy supply 

Memphis, TN — Today, Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW) staff made a recommendation to its Board of Commissioners to lock the utility and its ratepayers into a forever contract with the Tennessee Valley Authority…


SACE Files Comments to FERC Regarding TVA's Flawed Environmental Review for New Gas Plant at Cumberland

On August 19, 2022, SACE intervened to ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to do its own review of the need for TVA to build a new gas plant at Cumberland.…


At The Crossroads: Memphis’ Billion Dollar Opportunity

Memphis is at a historic crossroads as MLGW and City Council will make preliminary decisions in the coming weeks about whether or not to continue considering bids from any of the 27…