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EV Tools of the Trade Instructors

Transition Planning & Analysis for Electric Vehicle Fleet Adoption

August 10-19, 2022 | Online Seminar Series

Spencer Burget
Policy Analyst
Atlas Public Policy

Spencer Burget is a Policy Analyst at Atlas Public Policy where he contributes original research and policy analysis on transportation and building electrification. Prior to joining Atlas, Spencer went from summer intern conducting marginal abatement analysis for building electrification to independent consultant managing fleet engagement initiatives and developing market research and policy analysis for zero-emissions medium- and heavy-duty vehicles for Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other leading clean energy organizations.  Spencer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environment, Economics, and Politics from Pitzer College.

Instructor: August 10—Electric Vehicle Tools: DRVE (Dashboard for Rapid Vehicle Electrification) 

Abby Brown
Transportation Research Project Leader
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Abby Brown is a Transportation Project Leader in the NREL’s Center for Integrated Mobility Sciences. She manages data collection and industry collaboration efforts for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Station Locator database, working to ensure the Station Locator meets the needs of the industry. Prior to joining NREL, Brown was a Senior Transportation Specialist at ICF, where she primarily supported NREL on the Alternative Fuels Data Center, including the Station Locator and the Technical Response Service. Abby holds a B.S. in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management from the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Minnesota.

Instructor: August 12—Electric Vehicle Tools: AFDC (Alternative Fuels Data Center)

Andy Burnham
Principal Environmental Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory

Andy Burnham is a Principal Environmental Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory. Andy’s research focuses on transportation energy and environmental issues specifically with the energy use and emissions analysis for advanced vehicle technologies and transportation fuels. At Argonne National Laboratory, Andy is most known for developing the AFLEET Tool for Department of Energy’s Clean Cities stakeholders to estimate petroleum use, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollutant emissions, and cost of ownership of light-duty and heavy-duty alternative fuel and advanced vehicles.

Instructor: August 15—AFLEET (Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation)

Tyler Herrmann
Louisiana Clean Fuels

Tyler Herrmann is the Co-Coordinator for Louisiana Clean Fuels. Tyler graduated from LSU in 2017 with a BS in Physics with a concentration in Astronomy. He started working for LCF in 2017 and was promoted to Co-Coordinator in 2018. He is responsible for the Louisiana Green Fleets Certification Program, emission reduction analysis, Landfill Gas to Compressed Natural Gas Curriculum development, and other various projects and programs.

Instructor: August 15—AFLEET (Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation)

Matt Stephens-Rich
Senior Program Manager
Electrification Coalition

Matt Stephens-Rich has worked in transportation, energy, and alternative fuels since 2012 at the local, state, and federal levels and serves the EC as a senior program manager. Matt worked as Electric Vehicle Specialist for the Smart Columbus program. Prior to joining the Electrification Coalition, Matt served as Project Manager at Clean Fuels Ohio, the nation’s largest U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Coalition.  Matt holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University with a focus in Energy Policy, and a B.A. in Communication with Public Relations Certification from the University of Cincinnati.

Instructor: August 17—Electric Vehicle Tools: SPARK (State Plug-In Adoption Resource Kit)