Meet Our Board

SEEA is honored to count the following leaders as our board members.

Steve Leeds

Board Chair

Principal, Sustainability Consultants, LLC

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John Silkey

Board Vice Chair

Director, Lone Sparrow Consulting

R. Neal Elliott

Board Treasurer

Associate Director for Research, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Rosa Cassidy

Board Secretary

Deputy Director, Lockheed Martin Energy

Todd Berreman

Board Member
Executive Committee

Director, Energy Efficiency, CenterPoint Energy

Therese Griffin

Board Member
Executive Committee

Manager, Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management, South Carolina Electric and Gas Company


Mitchell Simpson

Board Member
Executive Committee

Director, Arkansas Energy Office

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Ivye Allen

Board Member

President & CEO, Foundation for the Mid South

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Dave Bend

Board Member

Head of East Coast Energy Partnerships, Nest

Amy Bryan

Board Member

Director of Residential Marketing, Jackson EMC

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Kelley Smith Burk

Board Member

Director, Office of Energy, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Al Christopher

Board Member

Director, Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy

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Brian Coble

Board Member

Senior Vice President, Advanced Energy

Tim Duff

Board Member

General Manager, Retail Customer and Regulatory Strategy, Duke Energy

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Joe Gehrdes

Board Member

Director, PR/Communications, Huntsville Utilities

Jim Herndon

Board Member

Principal, Nexant

Cindy Herron

Board Member

Vice President, EnergyRight® and Renewable Solutions, Tennessee Valley Authority

Bill Hosken

Board Member

National Utility Program Manager, A.O Smith Corporation

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Huiet Joseph

Board Member

Director for Sustainability and Engineering, Cox Enterprises

Steve O’Day

Board Member

Partner and Head of Environmental Law and Sustainability Practices, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

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Lynda Shafer

Board Member

Financial Analyst, Energy Efficiency and Retail Programs, Santee Cooper

Valerie Thomas

Board Member

Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

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Mark Gentry

Advisory Board Member

Utility Sales Director, Ecova

Jeff Smith

Advisory Board Member

Energy Efficiency Strategies and Implementation Manager, Georgia Power

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Mike Smith

Advisory Board Member

Vice President, Business and Technology Strategy, Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina

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Jeremy Townsend

Advisory Board Member

Vice President, CLEAResult

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Jay Wrobel

Advisory Board Member

Manager, Technical Partnerships, Department of Energy