Renewables, Wind

AWEA announces personnel changes

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has appointed Jana Adams senior vice president to lead its conference, membership and business development department. Adams new role follows Stephen Miner’s departure in 2013. Before joining AWEA, Adams previously worked for and the American Public Power Association.

Chris Chwastyk, will be leaving his current role as vice president of Federal Legislative Affairs at the end of January. Aaron Severn, director of Grassroots and Legislative Affairs, will serve as interim vice president of Federal Legislative Affairs until a replacement is announced.

AWEA also promoted three vice presidents. Liz Salerno now serves as vice president of Industry Data and Statistics. Susan Williams Sloan was named vice president of State Policy and Tom Vinson is now vice president of Federal Regulatory Affairs.

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