Leadership

Portrait of Phil Welker

Phil Welker

Executive Director  , PECI

Secretary, Board of Directors, PECI

Phil has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, 20 of them with PECI. He excels in leading product development teams, dedicated to pursuing innovative approaches to energy resource management, while fully committing to education and long-term transformation of energy use practices.

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Northwest Energy Efficiency Council
  • Board of Directors, California Energy Efficiency Industry Council
  • Board of Directors, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance

Experience

  • Executive Director, PECI
  • Energy Policy Analyst, Northwest Power and Conservation Council
  • Energy Division Chief, Idaho Department of Water and Resources

Education

  • B.A. Economics, Boise State University

Board of Directors

Portrait of John P. Ashworth

John P. Ashworth

President, Board of Directors, PECI

Board member since

John has been a lawyer for 29 years and specializes in environmental law and business litigation. His job is to help his clients comply with environmental laws, avoid and manage their risks, and solve business disputes.

Community Involvement

John is presently a member of the Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future Section Study Group on the concept of an Oregon Office of Legal Guardian to assess the long-term environmental impact of proposed legislation and administrative rules.

Experience

  • Partner, Kell, Alterman & Runstein, L.L.P.

Education

  • J.D. New York University School of Law
  • B.A. with distinction, Stanford University
Portrait of Amanda Potter

Amanda Potter

Vice President, Board of Directors, PECI

Board member since

Amanda combines an understanding of the technical aspects of energy efficiency with excellent communication, problem solving and management skills. A developer at heart, Amanda has leveraged that strength by cultivating new projects and programs and building the teams to deliver them. She excels at finding practical solutions to complex problems with a focus on quality delivery. She now oversees CLEAResult’s engineering and technical services teams.

Experience

  • Senior Director, Northwest Region, CLEAResult
  • Vice President, Commercial Business, PECI

Education

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Cornell University
  • Diplome D’Etude Approfondie, Ecole Centrale de Lyon (Master of Engineering, France)
Portrait of Stephen Eichenlaub

Stephen Eichenlaub

Treasurer, Board of Directors, PECI

Board member since

Steve joined Intel Capital in 1998, and currently sits on the Platform Technologies and Cleantech investment committees. Steve leads a worldwide team of investment managers driving equity and technology licensing with companies to accelerate the frontiers of technology related to Intel’s long-term strategic interests. Prior to Intel, Steve played a variety of roles at high-tech companies including venture investing, M&A, business development, strategic and product marketing, sales, and investor relations.

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Lumidigm
  • Board of Directors, M-SIX
  • Board of Directors, Interstellar Technology

Experience

  • Senior Director, Strategic Growth, Intel Labs, Intel Corporation
  • Director of Investor Relations, Adobe Systems
  • Director of Business Development, Mentor Graphics
  • Silicon Compiler Systems
  • GammaMetrics

Education

  • B.S. Electrical and Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley
  • M.B.A. Harvard Business School
Portrait of Daniele Joudene

Daniele Joudene

Member, Board of Directors, PECI

Board member since

Daniele has over 20 years of experience leading Human Resources teams and initiatives at world-renowned organizations such as Waggener Edstrom, Nike, InFocus Systems and Intel. Most recently, Daniele managed MirrorPointe Communications, an organizational development consulting firm. Her background includes several years in client-driven, professional services environments, with particular expertise in developing innovative, business-savvy people, programs and practices.

Daniele is deeply committed to providing employees the opportunity to work toward clear development goals and learning opportunities linked to their organization’s mission and business objectives.

Experience

  • Director, PECI Integration, CLEAResult
  • Vice President, Employee Services, PECI
  • Managing Partner, MirrorPointe Inc.

Education

  • Senior Human Resources Management Certification
Portrait of Jesse Reeder

Jesse Reeder

Member, Board of Directors

Board member since

Jesse taught at Oregon Health & Science University, School of Medicine, Division of Management. She began teaching at the Oregon Graduate Institute (OGI) in 1996. When OGI merged with OHSU, Jesse was asked to teach leadership and communication classes in the health care management program.

Jesse’s book, “Black Holes and Energy Pirates,” published by Crossing Press in 2001, is available in local bookstores and on Amazon.

Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, Division of Management, School of Medicine, OHSU
  • President, Oregon Environmental Council
  • President, Leadership Dynamics, Inc.
  • President and General Manager, Innovative Learning Group, Inc.
  • Governmental Affairs Coordinator, Conservation Manager, Assistant General Manager and Chief Executive, Eugene Water & Electric Board

Education

  • Executives Program, Leadership Institute of Seattle
  • Master of Urban & Regional Planning, University of Oregon
  • Biochemical Research, Stanford Research Institute
  • B.A. Microbiology, University of Kansas
Portrait of Jeff Allen

Jeff Allen

Member, Board of Directors

Board member since

Jeff Allen became the first Executive Director of Drive Oregon in December 2011. Jeff’s executive career spans some twenty years, serving as Executive Director or Organizational Development Consultant to nonprofit organizations including the Crater Lake Trust, the Small Diameter Stewardship Collaborative, the Rogue Valley Workforce Development Council, and the Sustainable Valley Technology Group, Southern Oregon’s first business incubator.

Jeff’s previous environmental policy work includes projects in Europe, at the state level, and with national non-profit environmental groups including the Center for Clean Air Policy, the Environmental Law Institute, and the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Experience

  • Executive Director, Drive Oregon
  • Executive Director, Crater Lake National Park Trust
  • Executive Director, Oregon Environmental Council

Education

  • M.P.P. Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A. University of Michigan, Phi Beta Kappa

Advisors

Portrait of Adam Zimmerman

Adam Zimmerman

Subcommittee Member

Adam Zimmerman started with Craft3 in 2002 and is now President and CEO. In his early work in rural economic development, Adam worked closely with organic farms and food systems businesses. In 2009, Adam launched Craft3’s energy efficiency lending program in conjunction with the Cities of Portland and Seattle.

Adam has been a featured speaker for C-40 Cities, the National Governor’s Association, Net Impact, Opportunity Finance Network, Climate and Energy Funders Group, Oregon BEST, and the California Public Utilities Commission. In 2013, Adam was recognized by the Portland Business Journal as one of the region’s “40 under 40” business leaders.

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Oregon Growth Board
  • Member, Portland Development Commission Neighborhood Economic Development Leadership Group
  • Board Member, Oregon Tilth
  • Board Member, Coos County Fair Board

Experience

  • President & CEO, Craft3
  • Project Manager, Oregon Progress Board
  • Flood Mitigation Specialist, Oregon Natural Hazards Work Group
  • Community Development Planner, City of Myrtle Point

Education

  • Master of Community and Regional Planning, University of Oregon
  • B.A. Planning Public Policy & Management and Geography, University of Oregon