|Washington, DC, February 27, 2017 – The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) is pleased to welcome David Bancroft as its new Technical Engagement Manager. David has a broad range of experiences in government, non-profits, and renewable energy over a 30-year career. In addition to augmenting BTEC’s management team, he will be the lead on BTEC’s technical projects, including:|
Through his experiences in the wood energy sector and in association management, David will also be looking for new technical areas in which BTEC can engage. His work in developing technical codes and standards will help move the industry forward towards higher efficiencies, gain recognition for biomass thermal as a clean form of energy, and engage new industry stakeholders in the high-performance building and engineering communities. David has served in executive roles in multiple environmental and energy non-profits, including the Council for Environmental Affairs, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Environmental Business Action Coalition, American Consulting Engineering Council, Solar Energy Industries Association, and the Council of Great Lakes Governors. Additionally, he was Director of Washington DC Relations for the University of Wisconsin Foundation. He is also the author of Obama Green, an examination of President Barack Obama’s environmental leadership and the policies implemented during the first two years of his administration. He has also been appointed to numerous environmental boards by the governor of Maryland. He holds a B.S. in environmental science from the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, and a Masters in technology and policy from Washington University in St. Louis.