Tom Brotherton – Chair, Board of Advisors
Regional Director, CALSTART
email@example.com – 303-825-7550 x1
Tom manages CALSTART advanced vehicle technology development and incentive projects. Incentive programs include the California HVIP voucher incentive project, the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) and Drive Clean Chicago. Tom recently developed a truck technology roadmap for the California Energy Commission to identify technologies and actions for the reduction of emissions and petroleum use in trucks. Tom works from CALSTART’s Lakewood, CO office.
From 1989 to 1999 Tom was Deputy Director of the Colorado Energy Office. Beginning in 1993, Tom helped establish the Denver Clean Cities Coalition and Colorado’s alternative fuels rebate and tax credit program. Tom has also taught Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and worked as a mechanical engineer for architecture-engineering firms. Tom has a BSE in Civil Engineering from Princeton, and a MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado-Boulder. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado.
Maria DiBiase Eisemann– Board of Advisors
Transportation Policy Analyst, Colorado Energy Office
firstname.lastname@example.org – 303-866-2930
As Transportation Policy Analyst for the Colorado Energy Office, Maria develops and evaluates legislative and policy initiatives which promote and reduce market barriers for alternative fueled vehicles and technologies. She serves as chair of the Colorado Electric Vehicle Coalition and is Program Manager for Project Refuel Colorado.
Previously, Eisemann was Co-coordinator of Northern Colorado Clean Cities, where she fostered relationships, opportunities and progress towards the use of alternative fuels and technology and clearing the air in Northern Colorado. She also spent 7 years at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington DC in the Office of Compliance on air regulatory issues, rulemakings, and voluntary compliance incentives. Before and after working at the EPA, she worked for the National Center for Vehicle Emissions Control and Safety at Colorado State University on the National Tampering Surveys, On Board Diagnostic’s research and outreach, and helping to organize the annual National Mobile Sources Clean Air Conference. Eisemann also spent 2.5 years with the US Peace Corps in the Philippines.
Steve McCannon – Board of Advisors
Mobile Sources Program Manager, Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC)
email@example.com – 303-629-5450
Steve focuses on strategies to reduce pollutants from smoking and high-emitting vehicles in addition to outreach activities for the RAQC’s diesel initiatives. Currently he manages the Repair Your Air Campaign, the RAQC’s numerous diesel retrofit programs, and the RAQC’s transportation-related initiatives.
Steve graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in Political Science in 1992 and completed his M.P.A. at the University of Colorado – Denver in 1997. This is Steve’s second tour at the RAQC. From 1992 – 1995, he worked with the RAQC in an administrative and program coordination role. Steve’s prior work experience includes project coordination and program management with Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), the Land Use Resource Center (LURC), The Office of the State Auditor (OSA), and Policy Studies, Inc. (PSI).
David Anderson – Board of Advisors
Director of Transportation & Fleet Services, Adams 12 Five Star Schools
firstname.lastname@example.org – 720-972-4301
Now in his 36th year as a transportation professional, David has been the Director of Transportation & Fleet Services for the last 12 years. David started from humble beginnings as a School Bus Fleet Technician, Shop Foreman, and Fleet Manager for a large Colorado school district. Working his way through the ranks was not only satisfying, but it prepared him to take on any challenge. He has served for six years as the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Region 5 Director and has also served on the Colorado State Pupil Transportation Association (CSPTA) Board & sat in the Fleet Technicians Committee Chair. David felt privileged to design and build the best Transportation Facility in the Western USA! He served on the NAPT Technicians National Ability Contest and has been involved in alternate fuel vehicles for many years. David prides himself in always helping others and leading by example.
Robert Spotts – Board of Advisors
Senior Transportation Planner, Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
email@example.com – 303-480-5626
Robert serves as DRCOG’s subject matter expert for air quality topics, working with regional, state, and federal agencies to prepare environmental analyses of regional transportation plans. He leads DRCOG’s transportation planning/environmental integration activities, including working towards the DRCOG Board’s goals to drastically reduce greenhouse gases from the transportation sector. Robert also manages DRCOG’s Congestion Management Process, producing Annual Reports on Traffic Congestion in the Denver Region.
Robert earned his BA in Geography and his Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado – Denver. He has worked at DRCOG since 2007, including time as a Travel Modeling Technician and a Transportation Improvement Program Planner.
Darren Johnston – Board of Advisors
CEO, UHG Consulting
firstname.lastname@example.org – 865-765-4689
Darren is the lead consultant and CEO in UHG’s Commercial Consulting Practice and is responsible for managing all consulting engagements. His experience spans a wide range of industries including real estate, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, finance and automotive. Darren’s business background and knowledge regarding sustainability allow him to assist organizations in implementing environmental initiatives, which are cost effective and operationally efficient. Darren was inducted into Boulder’s 40 under 40 Class of 2011, an honor the Boulder business community bestows upon the next generation of community leaders. Darren holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Boston University, and a Qualified Commissioning Process Provider Certification from the University of Wisconsin College of Engineering.