Meet our Board

Steve Wenke


Senior Manager
Mana Consulting

Del Shannon, PE

Vice President

Chief Dam Engineer
Kiewit Engineering Group

Norm Bishop 


Senior Executive Project Engineer
Knight Piesold 

Shelly Adams

Board Member

Senior Environmental Analyst
Seattle City Light

Stephen V. Amaral  

Board Member

Principal Fisheries Biologist
Alden Research Laboratory, Inc. 

Shannon Ames

Board Member

Executive Director, Low Impact Hydro Institute (LIHI)

Janet M. Audunson, P.E., Esq.

Legal Counsel

Assistant General Counsel
National Grid  

Tim Brush

Board Member

Principal Biologist,
Inter-Fluve, Inc. 

Alison Colotelo

Board Member

Sustainable Hydropower Operations Team Lead
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Stacy Graham

Board Member

Senior Engineer 
Southern Company 

Chris Hayes

Board Member

Senior Advisor of Technical Programs & Training

Tuuli Hakala

Board Member

Chelan County PUD 

Paul T. Jacobson, Ph.D.

Board Member

Technical Executive
Electric Power Research Institute 

Lisa Larson

Board Member

Associate Vice President, HDR  

Jeff Leahey

Legal Counsel

Vice President 
Strategic Marketing Innovations (SMI) 

Michael Manwaring Stantec

Board Member

Renewable Energy and Energy Storage Advocate

Andy Peters

Board Member

River Connectivity Systems, for People and Planet

Wayne Pietz, PE

Board Member

Vice President Operations

Russ Sanford

Board Member

Senior Vice President / CGO
Kleinschmidt Associates  

José Zayas

Board Member

Executive Vice President, Policy & Programs
American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)

Advisory Board

Marla J. Barnes

Vice President of Member and Industry Engagements, National Hydropower Association (NHA)

Erin Foraker 

Research Coordinator, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 

Mark W. Killgore, PE, D.WRE, F.ASCE  

Division of Dam Safety & Floodplain Management, Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation 

Thomas Mosier

Energy Systems Group Lead, Idaho National Lab 

Lizzie Smith

VP Marketing & Conferences, CEATI


Gregg Carrington

Chief Operating Officer, Northwest Power Pool

Leslie Eden

President, HCI Partners 

Kenneth Odom, Ph.D., P.E.

Principal Engineer, Southern Company

Carl Vansant

President, HCI Partners 

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