[Meadville, PA/Washington, DC] – Today, the Pennsylvania Biomass Energy Association (PBEA) announced the election of three new Directors to its Board. PBEA is the non-profit trade association representing the use of biomass to produce clean heat, power, biogas and soil amendments in Pennsylvania and around the Mid-Atlantic region. The association is focused on the use of biomass in the residential, small business, commercial, institutional, agricultural, and industrial sectors.
The newly elected Directors are:
- John Costlow, President and CEO of the Sustainable Energy Fund;
- Tim Williams, the Regional Marketing Representative for Barton & Loguidice; and
- Chris Clark, the Energy Program Manager for Clean Energy, Biomass for the Maryland Energy Administration.
PBEA Board Chair, Paul Lewandowski of AFS Energy Systems, Inc., remarked: “We are very fortunate to have both a strong architectural and engineering company who understands the variety of biomass systems as well as the energy department for Maryland join the PBEA Board to help grow the biomass industry in our region. We’re also thrilled to have John Costlow return whose expertise and organization has provided foundational support for many clean energy industries and knows the impact biomass can have.”
The new Directors join current Directors Paul Lewandowski from AFS Energy Systems, Inc., Paul Kohl from the Philadelphia Water Department, Michael Jacobson from the Penn State Department of Agricultural Sciences, Geoffrey Bristow from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Dan Rider, from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Patrick Serfass, Executive Director of the PA Biomass Energy Association.
About the Pennsylvania Biomass Energy Association
The PA Biomass Energy Association (PBEA) is a non-profit, industry-driven organization working to advance the use of biomass for clean heat and for combined heat & power (CHP) applications. The association is focused on the use of biomass in the residential, small business, commercial, institutional, agricultural, and industrial sectors. Find us on the web at www.pabiomass.org, Twitter @PABiomass and on Flickr.