About National Hydropower Association

Who We Are

The National Hydropower Association (NHA) is a nonprofit association dedicated exclusively to promoting the growth of clean, renewable hydropower and marine energy.

Staff

Malcolm Woolf
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Malcolm Woolf

President and CEO
Diane C. Lear
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Diane C. Lear

VP of Operations & Member Services
Zolaikha Strong
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Zolaikha Strong

VP of Government Affairs
Cameron Schilling
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Cameron Schilling

VP Market Strategies and Regulatory Affairs
Marla J. Barnes
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Marla J. Barnes

Senior Director of Industry Collaboration
LeRoy Coleman
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LeRoy Coleman

Director of Communications
Francesca Blanco
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Francesca Blanco

Director of Meetings and Events
Kimberly Costner
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Kimberly Costner

Manager of Administration
Dennis Cakert
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Dennis Cakert

Senior Manager of Regulatory Affairs and State Policy
Luciana Ciocci
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Luciana Ciocci

Manager of Technical Services
Marycella Dumlao
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Marycella Dumlao

Meeting Planner and Program Coordinator
Kelly Rogers
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Kelly Rogers

Staff Assistant

2021 Executive Committee

Jay Anders
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Jay Anders

Chair

Mr. Anders is the Chief Operations Officer for Rye Development with a primary focus on leading the EPC efforts…

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Mike Haynes
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Mike Haynes

Vice Chair

Mike Haynes is the Chief Operating Officer for Seattle City Light.

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David Culligan
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David Culligan

Treasurer

Dave serves as a vice president and managing principal of our Syracuse, New York, office. As both owner and…

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Mike Manwaring
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Mike Manwaring

SECRETARY

Michael Manwaring is a passionate advocate for hydropower, pumped storage and other energy storage technologies. He has over 20…

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Malcolm Woolf
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Malcolm Woolf

President and CEO

Malcolm Woolf is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Hydropower Association.Woolf comes to NHA after decades…

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Alvin Thoma
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Alvin Thoma

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

Alvin Thoma was formerly Director with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (now retired). PG&E’s hydro system is one of…

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