CESA Board of Directors

The CESA Board of Directors is composed of individuals from leading energy storage companies in California, the United States, and the world. The variety of companies on the Board reflects the wide array of energy storage applications and technologies participating in the California market and bringing value to the electric grid.


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Carl Stills, Vice President, Storage Integration, 8minute Energy

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Cherise Nielsen, Director, Origination & Commercial Affairs, AltaGas

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Mona Tierney-Lloyd, Senior Director, Western Regulatory Affairs, Enel X North America

Board Chairperson

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Walker Wright, VP of Public Policy, Engie Energy Storage

Board Vice Chairperson

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Kate McGinnis, Managing Director, Fluence

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Joe Heinzmann, Sales Engineer, General Electric

 
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Nanette Lockwood, JD, PE, Global Director, Policy and Advocacy, Ingersoll Rand

Board Treasurer

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Peter Gibson, VP Energy Storage, LG Chem

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Richard Brody, Director of Sales and Marketing, Lockheed Martin Energy

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Cody Hill, Director, Energy Storage, LS Power

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Dr. Ramkumar Krishnan, President & Chief Technology Officer, NantEnergy

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Sarah Qureshi, Principal, NextEra

 
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François Vitez P.Eng., Vice President, SNC-Lavalin Clean Power

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Shannon Okuyama, Director of Development & M&A, Southwest Generation

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Melicia Charles, Sunrun, Director, Public Policy

At-Large Board Member

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Andrew Schwartz, Associate Manager, Business Development & Policy, Tesla Motors

 
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Lorraine Paskett, True North Capital Partners

Board Secretary

 
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Hal Dittmer, President, Wellhead

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