Clean Cities Regional Manager
Erin Russell-Story is the point of contact for Clean Cities' coalitions in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Her responsibilities include facilitating the efforts of the Clean Cities coalitions to increase the use of alternative fuels and vehicles through the development of public-private partnerships. Along with traditional project management duties, Russell-Story facilitates technology deployment strategies, evaluates proper alternative fuel technologies, determines resource availability, provides technical assistance, contributes areas of expertise, and supports transportation market transformation activities.
Russell-Story joined Clean Cities in 2009. She has worked in the fields of alternative fuels, energy efficiency, and renewable energy for over a dozen years, including as a Clean Cities coordinator. Russell-Story initiated the Northeast Ohio coalition and then served as the coordinator for Vermont Clean Cities. In that role she also served as executive director of EVermont, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the testing, research, and demonstration of alternative fuel vehicles, particularly electric drive technology. She has extensive experience as an independent contractor and consultant, having supported programs for the U.S. Department of Energy, Renewable Energy Vermont, the Vermont Biofuels Association and the Greater New Haven Hydrogen Transit Bus Development Project. In addition to her knowledge of Clean Cities and advanced technology vehicles, Russell-Story has experience in fundraising, marketing, and media relations.