Meet the passionate and deeply committed PECI team.
Board of Directors
Member Since 2002
In her current position overseeing Energy Trust of Oregon’s Agriculture and Industry teams, Amanda combines expertise in the technical aspects of energy efficiency with excellent problem-solving and management skills. Her previous experience includes senior roles with CLEAResult and PECI. She holds a BS in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a Master’s of Engineering degree from Ecole Centrale de Lyon in France.
Nancy J. Hamilton
Secretary | Member Since 2018
Nancy’s 20 years of experience includes serving as chief of staff to Mayor Tom Potter and leading workforce and economic development efforts for Governor Ted Kulongoski. Her current consulting practice focuses on public process efforts, government affairs, and economic development as it relates to carbon reduction and energy efficiency. She holds a BS in communication from Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University.
Treasurer | Member Since 2011
Steve is currently Director of Sales and Operations at InEight Inc., a software startup focused on improving productivity and efficiency in the construction and operation of complex mega-projects, such as international airports. Steve is active in the Portland startup community and serves on multiple advisory boards. He holds a BS in electrical and nuclear engineering from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Co-President | Member Since 2018
Susan is the CEO of Urban Confluence, a consulting firm focused on the nexus among climate, clean energy, jobs and equity. For ten years, she was the director of Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, responsible for land use planning and design, zoning, climate, energy and environmental issues. She developed the first local Climate Action Plan in the U.S. in the mid-90s. Susan holds Bachelor’s degrees in economics and environmental science from UC Santa Barbara and an MA in urban and regional planning from the University of Oregon.
Interim Executive Director
Tim’s 30 years in leadership roles bring broad experience to his work at PECI. For the last 16 years, Tim has been 100% focused on sustainability and energy, serving as CEO and COO of Enhabit for eight years, providing strategic consulting for dozens of organizations, and launching his own clean tech startup. Previously, he helped grow Citysearch.com, and gained high-performance leadership experience through five years at Intel.
Tim serves on the board of Forth, which advances electric and smart transportation, and is the board president of Climate Solutions, the Northwest’s leading climate policy organization. He earned an MBA with honors and a BA with honors in economics, both from Stanford University.