Board & Leadership

AWWI Board of Directors (not pictured: Scott Davis, Eric Holst, Jim Lyon, Kelley Myers, Justin Wheating, and advisors Tom Kiernan, Terry Root)Balanced Leadership

AWWI’s board sits together at a common table to collaborate on shared goals. Board members are drawn equally from the wind industry and science and conservation organizations. This diversity and balance is an essential part of AWWI’s charter and is required by our bylaws.

Board of Directors

Rene Braud

Rene Braud

Pattern Energy Group
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Christi Calabrese

EDP Renewables

Peter Frumhoff

Union of Concerned Scientists
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Garry George

National Audubon Society
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Nathanael Greene

Natural Resources Defense Council
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Tim Hayes

Duke Energy Renewables

Eric Holst

Environmental Defense Fund
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Paul Johansen

Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

Tom Kiernan

American Wind Energy Association (Advisory Member)
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Jenny McIvor

MidAmerican Energy Company
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Jim Murphy

National Wildlife Federation

Laura Nagy

Avangrid Renewables
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Dave Phillips

Apex Clean Energy
Terry Root

Terry Root

Stanford University (Advisory Member)
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Mark Salvo

Defenders of Wildlife

Jim Walker

EDF Renewables
Justin Wheating

Justin Wheating

NRG Systems
Jessica Wilkinson

Jessica Wilkinson

The Nature Conservancy



  • Chair: Jim Murphy, National Wildlife Federation
  • Vice Chair: Jenny McIvor, MidAmerican Energy Company
  • Treasurer: Justin Wheating, NRG Systems
  • Secretary: Garry George, National Audubon Society

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AWWI’s success is based on wide collaboration with all who hold a stake in the success of wind energy and the protection of wildlife and habitat. By working together, we can move toward a common goal. Here is how you can help:


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