Lynn Abramson

PRESIDENT

Lynn Abramson is the President of the Clean Energy Business Network, leading the CEBN’s educational, advocacy, and business support services and representing the network before public and policymaker audiences. She works with the Board of Directors to manage the strategic vision for the organization.

Lynn previously managed the CEBN at its former home in The Pew Charitable Trusts from July 2013 until its transition to the Business Council for Sustainable Energy in May 2017. Lynn has also worked as a senior legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate on energy, natural resources, and transportation policy. She holds a B.A. in Biology from Boston University and a Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric Sciences from Stony Brook University.

Andy Barnes

PROGRAM MANAGER

Andy Barnes is the Program Manager for the Clean Energy Business Network, providing support for overall operations and leading the CEBN’s communications outreach and events planning. Andy also serves as Corporate Secretary for the CEBN Board of Directors.

Prior to taking on this role, Andy served as a Policy Associate at the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. He previously interned with the White House Council on Environmental Quality in the Office of Energy and Climate Change. He has also worked as a program fellow for the Solar Foundation and as a research assistant at David Gardiner and Associates, a sustainability consulting firm. Andy holds an M.S. in Environmental Science and M.P.A. degrees from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Environmental Social Sciences from the University of Southern California.

Aleah Jaeger

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

Aleah Jaeger serves as the Program Associate for the Clean Energy Business Network, providing support for outreach, communications, and events with members and policymakers.

Before her work at CEBN, Aleah spent three years at Conservation Northwest in Seattle, running their Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Program and serving as Membership Associate.  She has also worked in sustainable tourism in Argentina, as a guide and manager at Biking Buenos Aires, and for SELECT Innovations, Inc, a New York-based startup. Aleah holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Sociology from Whitman College. She will begin her Masters in Environmental Policy and Regulation at the London School of Economics and Political Science in September, 2020.

Bethany Bowra

Communications Fellow

Bethany Bowra serves as a Communications Fellow for the Clean Energy Business Network, working to support CEBN’s efforts to communicate the benefits of clean energy to public, industry, and policymaker audiences. She leads drafting of the 2019 edition of Faces Behind the Facts, and also assists with newsletters, digital media, and events with policymakers.

Bethany is a writer and communications consultant with more than five years of experience in political communications work.  She has a Master’s degree from Florida Atlantic University.  She has previously written for several national news publications, and has served as the Communications Director for the American Conservation Coalition (ACC) since its inception. The American Conservation Coalition is a millennial-led environmental organization focused on reengaging conservatives in the environmental discussion.  Since its founding in 2017, ACC has reached thousands online and through its activism efforts, and continues to bridge the gap for conservatives on these issues.