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Staff and Board

Electric Vehicle Program Associate

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Dory Larsen

Dory joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in 2017 in the newly created role as Electric Vehicle Program Associate. She is working to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles by promoting the growth of electric vehicle ownership and supporting EV friendly policy and programs. Central to her work is educating and engaging stakeholders, identifying strategic policy to propel EV usage, and advocating for [ MORE » ]
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Justin Wilkins

Reading Audacity of Hope and being inspired by then Senator Obama’s call for ‘focusing on results instead of ideology’ and one day wanting to tell his son he ‘didn’t set on the sidelines when so much was at stake’ inspired Justin to start organizing in 2007. Justin is a seven year veteran of President Barack Obama’s advocacy and electoral organizations, serving as the Tennessee [ MORE » ]
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Bryan Jacob

Bryan joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in June 2017. As Solar Program Director, Bryan leads activities to promote solar power across the Southeast. These activities range from conducting research on solar power trends to advocacy on utility resource planning and specifically include collaboration with stakeholders in the solar energy development industry.
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Heather Pohnan

In the role of Energy Policy Manager, Heather works to develop and support regulatory strategy through research, data and policy analysis, and technical assistance. Her work will focus on projects that support the inclusion of wind, solar, and energy efficiency in utility resource portfolios. Heather worked with SACE as a consultant before joining as a full time staff member in the Atlanta office. Her [ MORE » ]
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Kyle James

Kyle joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in March 2016 as the Development and Outreach Coordinator. He is responsible for managing the donor databases, hosting webinars and coordinating membership efforts. He will also assist in stewardship and developmental strategy. Kyle grew up in Chapel Hill, NC and is a lifelong Tar Heel fan. Kyle left Chapel Hill to study at Appalachian State University [ MORE » ]
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Alissa Jean Schafer

  Alissa Jean Schafer, M.S., manages solar communications and policy efforts for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. Her role includes coalition and volunteer outreach, as well as public education and communications development. Alissa is based in Florida and has a special focus on the shaping of solar policy in the South East region. Prior to SACE, Alissa had several years of communications experience [ MORE » ]
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Sarah Gilliam

Sarah Gilliam joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in 2015 as the Communications Coordinator. She will coordinate the digital media efforts and virtual presence, and assist with traditional press and public relations. Sarah grew up fishing and mud stomping in south Georgia. She went on to attend the University of Georgia to study public relations and journalism. After graduation, Sarah moved to Wilmington, [ MORE » ]
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Brooke Durham

Brooke Durham joined SACE as Communications Intern in June 2015 and became Communications Associate in May 2016. She primarily focuses on graphic design and media, developing visual assets and videos that further SACE’s mission. Brooke graduated summa cum laude from Montreat College in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. She developed a wide variety of skills both in and outside [ MORE » ]
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Katy Townsend

Katy joined the Development Team at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in June 2015. She is responsible for writing grant proposals, reports and quarterly updates in collaboration with Program Staff and the Development Team. She also conducts research on prospective funders and assists with membership cultivation and stewardship. Katy originally hails from Tulsa, Okla. and previously worked as an attorney and freelance writer [ MORE » ]
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Sandra Upchurch

Sandra joined SACE in 2014 and is our Energy Justice Manager working in Memphis, TN, promoting low-income energy efficiency programs and growing clean energy resources. Sandra worked as industrial chemistry teacher for 20 years and recently retired from the Shelby County School system (formerly Memphis City Schools). She has served on several boards and committees over the years including: Tennessee Clean Water Network, (TCWN); [ MORE » ]