Board of Directors 

2016 Board of Directors and Board Committees

Business Constituency

Arctic Energy, Inc
Greg Porter, President
Paul Rieland, Energy Projects Manager

Bering Straits Development Corporation
Robert Bensin, Electrical Administrator
Jerald Brown, Vice President

Cook Inlet Region, Inc.
Suzanne Gibson, Senior Director of Energy Development

Ocean Renewable Power Company
Monty Worthington, Project Development Director

STG, Inc.
Dave Myers, Senior Project Manager

V3 Energy
Doug Vaught, Owner and Principal Engineer

Non-Profit/Educational Institution/Local Government Constituency

Alaska Center for Energy and Power
Gwen Holdmann, Director
George Roe, Research Professor

Alaska Center for the Environment
Louie Flora, Legislative Director
Ryan Schryver, Deputy Director

Alaska Power Association
Crystal Enkvist, Executive Director
Michael Rovito, Director of Member and Public Relations

Institute of the North
Nils Andreassen, Executive Director
Penny Gage, Deputy Director

Northwest Arctic Borough
Ingemar Mathiasson, Energy Manager

Tanana Chiefs Conference
Dave Messier, Rural Energy Coordinator

Utility Constituency

Alaska Power and Telephone
Robert Grimm, President
Greg Mickelson, VP Power Operations

Alaska Village Electric Cooperative
Meera Kohler, President / CEO

Chugach Electric Association
Sisi Cooper, Treasurer, Chugach Board
Phil Steyer, Director, Government Relations & Corporate Communications

Homer Electric Association, Inc.
Dan Chay, HEA Board Director
Brad Janorschke, CEO

Kodiak Electric Association
Darron Scott, President/CEO
Jennifer Richcreek, Environmental Coordinator

Unalakleet Valley Electric Cooperative
Reese Huhta, General Manager

Individual At-Large Constituency

Brian Hirsch

Peter Crimp

Jim Nordlund

2016 Board Committees

Executive Committee
Peter Crimp, Chair
Suzanne Gibson, Vice Chair
Crystal Enkvist
Meera Kohler, Secretary
Gwen Holdman
Darron Scott

Dave Myers, Treasurer

Public Policy Committee
Darron Scott, Chair
Suzanne Gibson
Crystal Enkvist
Meera Kohler
Gwen Holdmann
Peter Crimp
David Myers
Sisi Cooper
Julie Estey

Tony SlatonBarker

Rural Issues Committee
Meera Kohler, Chair
Dave Pelunis-Messier, Co-Chair
Doug Vaught
Dan Goodman
Brian Hirsch
David Oliver
Meera Kohler
Jodi Fondy
Ralph Andersen
Robert Bensin
Robert Venables
Peter Crimp
Barrett Ristroph
Shaina Kilcoyne
Clinton White
Antony Scott
Anna Sattler
George Roe
Brent Petrie
Art Nash
Cady Lister
Gwen Holdmann
Jack Hébert
Brian Hammond
Russell Dick
Jason Custer
Lyle Axelarris
Jeremy Spargur
Eric Milliken

Board Development Committee
Doug Johnson, Chair
Dan Goodman
Jim Norman
Joe Gallagher
Tony SlatonBarker
Jason Evans
Suzanne Gibson
Brian Oakland
Lynn Thompson
Peter Crimp

Who we are

Renewable Energy Alaska Project is a coalition of energy stakeholders working to facilitate the development of renewable energy in Alaska through collaboration, education, training, and advocacy.