The Climate Trust | Board Leadership

Meet our Board and Network of Advisors

We are governed with the assistance of experienced business leaders—a network of specialists who have agreed to provide meaningful advisory services on a regular basis. Board members help The Trust to achieve its mission and objectives through the contribution of their work, wealth, and wisdom. Learn more about the composition of The Trust’s governing structure.

Laura Beane

Chair, Board of Directors
Chair/Treasurer, OR Offset Committee
Ex Officio Chair,
Compensation Committee

CEO Avangrid Renewables

Renee Dowlin

Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Oregon Offset Committee

Senior Environmental Consultant Jviation Inc.

Arya Behbehani

Secretary, Board of Directors
Oregon Offset Committee
Risk and Compensation Committees

Manager of Environmental Services Portland General Electric

Neal Sacon

Treasurer, Board of Directors
Chair, Finance Committee
Compensation Committee

Managing Director SkyBlue Center for Community Development LLC

Thomas Dempsey

Board of Directors (non-voting)
Oregon Offset Committee

Manager Generation Joint Projects Avista Corp

Marc Hiller

Board of Directors
Risk Committee

Director, Acquisitions GreenWood Resources, Inc.

Jason Johns

Board of Directors
Risk Committee

Partner Stoel Rives LLP

Odin Knudsen

Board of Directors
Chair, Risk Committee
Compensation Committee

President and CEO Real Options International

Patrick Maloney

Board of Directors
Oregon Offset Committee
Finance Committee

Principal Occam Advisors

Nini Redway

Board of Directors
Risk Committee

Retired, Deputy Treasurer for the California State Treasurer