Advisory Board

The GEARED initiative is honored to have a national advisory board to provide insight and expertise on changing workforce needs critical to GEARED’s success. Composed of electric utility and energy industry thought leaders, the board meets bi-annually.

Joe Sarubbi – Chair
Project Manager
Interstate Renewable Energy Council
[email protected]  

David Brown
Principal Distribution System Engineer
Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Michael Coddington
Senior Engineer
National Renewable Energy Lab

Steve Collier
Director, Smart Grid Strategy

Peter Muhoro
Director, Energy Research and Strategy
Pedernales Electric Cooperative

Frank Peverly
Vice President
Orange and Rockland Utilities

Ann Randazzo
Executive Director
Center for Energy Workforce Development

Jon Eric Thalman
Director of Regulatory Strategy and Transmission Asset Management

Carmine Tilghman
Senior Director, Wholesale, Fuels and Renewable Energy
Tucson Electric Power

Larry Sherwood
Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Jennifer Szaro
Senior Director of Programs
Solar Electric Power Alliance

Steve Whisenant
Lead Engineer, Trans & Subs Performance
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC

Kurt Yeager
Vice Chairman
Galvin Electricity Initiative

DTTC Representatives

Zhihua Qu
University of Central Florida
[email protected]

Tom Reddoch
Electric Power Research Institute
[email protected]

Suzanne  Long
Missouri University of Science and Technology