Our Team

Rob Thornton
President and CEO


Jason Beal
Director of Member Services


Tanya Kozel
Director of Sales


Laxmi Rao
Senior Director

Kristen Hawkins
Senior Director, Policy and Programs

Peter Myers 
Executive Editor, District Energy magazine

Emily Riskalla  
Program Manager

Cheryl Jacques
Director of Operations

Anne Picillo  
Events Consultant


Sarah Sathre  
Conference and Meeting Planner