Michelle Powell

Director of Personnel

Michelle joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy as Executive Assistant in 2015 and is excited to be a part of the team that makes such a difference in our world. Most of her professional career has been in the non profit sector, most recently serving as the Executive Director of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra. Her varied background includes working in development, public relations, volunteer management and community relations.

Originally from Michigan, Michelle and her family enjoy the mountains, rivers, people and critters around East Tennessee. Michelle holds a B.A.A. from Central Michigan University.

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Accounting Assistant

SACE is looking for an Accounting Assistant. This position will be an integral part of a the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's administrative team.


Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Policy Staff

SACE is seeking a leader to drive SACE's advocacy on electric vehicle infrastructure policy in the Southeast. Advocacy areas will include utility investment in EV charging infrastructure, rate regulation for EV charging, and investment to support low income drivers' access to charging infrastructure. Preference for staffing in Raleigh-Durham area.


Regional Major Gifts Director

Location: Southeast (Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina) Start Date: ASAP Salary: (depending on experience, plus medical and retirement benefits) DESCRIPTION The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE)- a regional, nonprofit…

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