Executive Director, Alliance for Clean Energy, New York (ACE NY)
Reynolds is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Clean Energy New York
(ACE NY), an Albany-based nonprofit organization formed in 2006 to promote
clean and renewable energy and energy efficiency. Ms. Reynolds has over 20
years of experience in the energy and environmental arena. Most recently she
served as a Deputy Commissioner at the New York State Department of
Environmental Conservation (DEC), in the role of chief financial and operations
officer, overseeing an annual budget of over $900 million and a portfolio that
includes facility operations and construction, budgeting and fiscal management,
capital planning, human resources, department-wide planning, and information
technology. At DEC she also served as Assistant Commissioner for Policy and
Planning, which included legislative affairs, and the Director of the
Commissioner’s Policy Office.
Ms. Reynolds was the Director of the Air and Energy Program at Environmental
Advocates of New York, and successfully lobbied for the establishment of New
York’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, investments in renewable energy and energy
efficiency, and the creation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. She has
consulted to the wind energy industry, and coordinated a Wind Power Education
Project at Pace Energy and Climate Center. She has also held the positions of
Environmental Scientist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and
Associate Scientist at the Tellus Institute for Energy and Environmental
Strategies. In addition, Ms. Reynolds has taught courses in the Political
Science department at Union College on environment, energy, and climate change
Reynolds holds a Master of Environmental Studies from Yale University and a BS
in Biology and Environmental Studies from Tufts University.
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