Our Team

Rob Thornton
President and CEO


Jason Beal
Director of Member Services


Kristen Hawkins
Senior Director, Policy and Programs

Cheryl Jacques
Director of Operations

Tanya Kozel
Director of Sales


Peter Myers 
Executive Editor, District Energy magazine

Anne Picillo  
Events Consultant


Laxmi Rao
Senior Director

Emily Riskalla  
Program Manager

Sarah Sathre  
Conference and Meeting Planner


Scott Szycher
Membership Manager