AWEA staff list

Executive Office

Tom Kiernan, Chief Executive Officer

Heather Graving, Manager, Executive Services

Government & Public Affairs

Amy FarrellSVP, Government & Public Affairs 

Greg Alvarez, Deputy Director, External Communications

Lauren Bachtel, Associate Counsel, Federal Regulatory Affairs

Betsy Beck, Director, Electricity & Transmission Policy

Tom Darin, Senior Director, Western State Policy Affairs

Sari Fink, Senior Director Electricity & Transmission Policy RTO

Andrew Gohn, Direcroe, Eastern State Affairs

Gene Grace, Senior Counsel

John Hensley, Senior Director, Research & Analytics 

Anna Hofmann, GPA Coordinator

Deirdre "DK" Hirner, Director, Central State Affairs

Hannah Hunt, Deputy Director, Electricity Policy & Demand

Maggie Lemmerman, Senior Director, Federal Legislative Affairs

Anna Luke, Deputy Director, Community & Online Engagement

Jenna Marinstein, Federal Affairs Associate

Diane Miller, Vice President, Public Affairs

Ryan Martini, State Affairs Associate

Kaitlin Monaghan, Esq., Deputy Director | Permitting & Asset Management Policy 

Michele Myers-Mihelic, Director, Standards & Asset Management

Sabrina Morelli, Manager, Standards & Asset Management

Bree Raum, Vice President, Federal Affairs

Aaron Severn, Senior Director, Federal Legislative Affairs

Adam Stern, Research & Analytics Manager

Susan Williams Sloan, Vice President, State Policy

Nancy Sopko, Directror, Offshore Policy 7 Sitting

Michael Speerschneider, Senior Director, Permitting Policy & Environmental Affairs

Tom Vinson, Vice President, Policy Regulatory Affairs

Evan Vaughan, Media Relations & Outreach Specialist

Celeste Wanner, Research Analyst

Curtis Walter, Public Affairs Coordinator

Member Value & Experience

Jana Adams, SVP, Member Value & Experience

Mark Bakke, Manager, Member Relations & Exhibitions

Wade Barton, Member Relations Specialist

Angela Bell, Member Relations Specialist

Stefanie Brown, Vice President, Education & Conference

Marissa Bundy, Registration Specialist

Kelsey Clark, Education Coordinator

Laura Frazier, Member Relations Coordinator

Stephanie German, Education & Conference Specialist

Jennifer Harwell, Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Initiatives

Kisha James, Deputy Director, Industry Education & Training

Brent Nussbaum, Vice President, Member Relations

Elesha Peterson-Carr, Senior Director, Conference Planning & Event Logistics

Satsuki Sokol, Director, Industry Education & Training

Strategic Operations Management

Pam Poisson, SVP Operations & Chief Financial Officer

Brittney Capers, Administrative Office Assistant

Darshelle Freeman, Payroll Manager

Jennifer Hill, Senior Staff Accountant

Bernessa Hodor, Human Resources Generalist

John Mancuso, Senior Director, Information Technology

Maxwell Menard, Senior Staff Accountant

Naveena Pittla, Junior Software Developer

Jeff Randall, Database Developer

Christine Seigo, Director, Finance

Khianti Silver, Director, Human Resources

Rebecca Willard, Operations Manager