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Karin Corfee and Jon Wellinghoff Join Center for Resource Solutions Board
Two energy-industry veterans join the CRS Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 30, 2015)—Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that two energy industry veterans joined its Board of Directors—Karin Corfee, managing director at Navigant Consulting; and Jon Wellinghoff, a partner at Stoel Rives and the immediate past chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). CRS is a San Francisco–based nonprofit focused on policy and market solutions to advance sustainable energy, including the market-leading Green-e certification programs.
“As our organization continues to grow and deepen our clean energy programs, we are excited to welcome new leaders to our Board who can help inform and navigate our progress,” said CRS Executive Director Jennifer Martin. “Jon and Karin are experts in the industry, and we look forward to benefitting from their knowledge and experience.”
Karin Corfee is a managing director at Navigant Consulting’s energy practice. Her key areas of expertise include strategic planning, renewable energy, distributed generation, energy efficiency, program design, and climate planning initiatives. She has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry, including serving in the past as the project manager for the multi-year Renewable Energy Technical Support contract for the California Energy Commission. She’s led multiple research efforts relating to renewable energy markets, renewable technology assessments, and renewable energy policies.
Jon Wellinghoff is a partner at Stoel Rives in San Francisco where he is co-chair of the energy team and represents clients in an array of emerging energy-technology fields. He is the immediate past chair of FERC, where he was its longest-serving chairman. He is an internationally recognized energy law attorney and clean tech energy expert. He served as general counsel at the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (1998–2000), and served two terms as the State of Nevada’s first advocate for customers of public utilities. In 2013 he won the Green Power Leader of the Year award from Center for Resource Solutions.
About Green‑e and Center for Resource Solutions
A program of the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions, Green‑e is North America’s leading independent consumer protection program for the sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green‑e offers certification and verification services through Green‑e Energy, a renewable energy certification program; Green‑e Climate, a greenhouse gas emission reduction certification program; and Green‑e Marketplace, a program that provides forward-thinking organizations a simple, nationally recognized logo they can use to communicate their renewable energy and climate commitment to their customers and stakeholders. To learn more about Green‑e Certified products and programs available in all 50 states and Canada, visit www.green‑e.org.
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