Today, the Board of Directors of the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) officially announced the appointment of Joel Stronberg as BTEC's new Executive Director. His appointment will bolster BTEC'srole as the Nation's advocate for clean and efficient use of renewable biomass for thermal energy and combined heat and power. Stronberg, a renewable energy professional with 20 years of experience, has consulted for many groups in the clean energy field, including the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and the National Associate of State Energy Officials (NASEO).
Dan Wilson, Chair of the BTEC Board of Directors, stated "we're excited to work with Joel, and leverage his vast experience to expand our efforts to help meet America's renewable energy, environmental, and economic goals."
"I am both honored and thrilled to have been selected by the BTEC Board to lead the organization,"Stronberg responded. "Successfully meeting the climate change challenge requires the deployment of multiple clean technologies. I look forward to expanding the role that thermal biomass plays in the transition to a sustainable and resilient energy marketplace here and abroad."
Joel has served on several occasions as Special Counsel at the U.S. Department of Energy at the Under and Assistant Secretarial levels. He has specialized in policy developments, analysis and advocacy of legislation, programs and regulations in support of alternative energy technologies. He holds a J.D. degree in law and an M.A. degree from Northwestern University. His professional philosophy is that collaboration is the key to success and considers the building of bridges between organizations and individuals as his core strength. Joel can be contacted firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-596-3974 ext. 325.