Elise is a project lead in the wind deployment team and currently leads the Collegiate
Wind Competition project. Elise also manages NREL's role in the Fishermen's Atlantic
City Windfarm, one of the first proposed offshore wind projects in the United States.
She also supports several projects within the Wind and Water Power Program's environmental
and hydropower portfolio. Prior to these roles, Elise supported the Wind and Water
Power Program team as a program integrator, helping to manage and execute NREL's $50M+
program. Her expertise is in planning, analysis, and project management. Prior to
joining NREL, Elise worked for 17 years at a global environmental consulting firm,
MWH, where she worked on municipal engineering assignments across the project lifecycle.
She also worked on management consulting assignments in sustainability assessment,
asset, management, and organizational network analysis.
MBA, University of California at Berkeley
M.S. in Environmental Engineering, University of Alaska
B.S. in Engineering, University of Michigan