Doug Willmore - Chair
Doug Willmore has been the City Manager for the City of Bell, CA since June 2012. Previously, he was the Chief Administrative Officer of Salt Lake County for 6 ½ years, where he oversaw an organization of more than 4,000 people and a budget of more than $800M. Doug is also currently the Board Chair of Utah Clean Energy and has also been an Adjunct Professor in the Masters of Public Administration Program at the Center for Public Policy & Administration at the University of Utah. Doug has a BS in Public Administration from George Mason University and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Utah.
Howard is the Director of the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), a public interest venture he founded in 2001. Dr. Geller is the former Executive Director of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). He established ACEEE’s Washington, D.C. office in 1981, stepping down as Executive Director in February 2001. Howard has advised and conducted energy efficiency studies for utilities, governmental organizations, and international agencies. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on energy issues numerous times and has influenced key energy legislation, including the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987 and the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Howard received his PhD in Energy Policy from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil and holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University.
Dennis is the former President of the Utah Jazz and Chief Operating Officer of the Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment Group. He currently runs an independant consulting firm in Salt Lake City, UT.
A native of Salt Lake City, Dennis graduated from the University of Utah with a B.A. in history in 1973 and received his J.D. from the University of Utah College of Law in 1976. He is a founding member of the law firm of Winder and Haslam, has served as President of the Utah State Bar, Bar Commissioner, and on numerous other bar-related committees.
Rick is a principal and one of the founding shareholders of the Lone Peak Valuation Group and is primarily involved with performing business valuations and litigation consulting services.
Prior to forming Lone Peak Valuation Group, Rick was the Managing Director of the Salt Lake City office of LECG. Before that, Rick was a Director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Rick has substantial additional training in the areas of valuation, litigation, and lost profit calculations. He has regularly taught on the subject of damages and has testified in state and federal court litigation matters. Additionally, he has acted as Special Master and has served as a court-appointed expert.
Ann is the Administrative Services Division Director in the Public Services Department of Salt Lake City, Corp. Prior to her role at the City, Ann worked for Salt Lake County on various environmental and intergovernmental projects. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Masters of Public Administration Program at the Center for Public Policy & Administration at the University of Utah. She will be teaching Environmental Policy for the fall 2012 semester.
In 2000, Ann graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a B.A. in communication. She also completed her Master in Public Administration degree at the University of Utah in 2007.
Diane brings brand management, strategy and marketing expertise to leading consumer products and technology companies as well as the nonprofit sector. During her career, Diane has developed results-driven Branding, Marketing and New Product initiatives for Procter & Gamble, Dell Computer, Open Energy Corporation, Del Monte Foods, Hunt-Wesson, Weight Watchers Frozen Foods, and Ernst & Young. She worked directly with the CEO of Procter & Gamble to create the company's first internal communications program. Within the nonprofit sector, Diane serves on the board of Bike Utah. She has also served as Chair of the Environment Working Group at The San Diego Foundation, Outreach and Education Chair of CleanTECH San Diego and Vice-Chair of Equinox Center, an organization focused on land use, transportation, energy and water. Other leadership positions include: Interim Executive Director and Vice Chair of San Diego Social Venture Partners, Board Member of Second Chance, and President of the Cleveland Ballet Council. Diane is an alumnus of the University of Southern California, with a Masters in Business Administration and B.A. degree in Psychology.
Alan is a Vice President at Zions Bank Public Finance where he has spent the last 10 years assisting municipalities and non-profits in Utah and Idaho issue bonds to finance capital projects. Alan received his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University and received his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Alan has an interest in international development issues and renewable energy and is the current president of Wasatch Front Economic Forum. Alan enjoys spending his free time with his wife and three children.