Meet the Team
Get to know the team behind Drive Electric Colorado. We’re glad you’re here!
Role: Executive Director of Drive Clean Colorado providing oversight and guidance for the Drive Electric Colorado initiative
Bonnie is an EV enthusiast who has driven most of the current EV models available in Colorado today including electric school buses and street sweepers! Her work in the clean transportation industry started in 2008 and spans consumer EVs to alternative fuels to heavy-duty manufacturers and fleets, and a comprehensive understanding of the vehicle incentives arena across the U.S. Bonnie enjoys road tripping in her EV and riding her cruiser bike around the neighborhood.
Role: Deputy Director
Gabriella is passionate about clean air and clean transportation in her home state of Colorado. She began her work in clean transportation in 2017 holding various roles in marketing, PR, events, and grant writing & analysis. Her work allowed her to gain knowledge and experience with a wide variety of EV models from smaller consumers cars, all the way to heavy- duty electric trucks & buses. In her free time, Gabriella enjoys hiking and trying out new restaurants.
Role: Communications and Engagement Manager
Julia is a recent Environmental Studies graduate from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota but grew up in the Bay Area, California. She manages Drive Electric Colorado projects and tasks including social media, consumer events, the Volunteer EV Coach program, and more. As a former Clean Cities intern, Julia is excited about the opportunities this role offers to work with consumers and stakeholders across the state. Julia enjoys a good hike every weekend, is a houseplant fanatic, and is always planning her next adventure.
Role: Regional Director – Denver Area
Role: Regional Director- South
Role: Business Director
Kristi is an EV enthusiast but still waiting for the right EV to call her own! She brings over 20 years of experience in financial, management, and process improvement to the team. She serves on two non-profit boards in her community and believes that being involved is a start to change. In her spare time, she is a student at a world-renowned Tang Soo Do martial arts school where she is currently a Certified Instructor and 2nd Degree (hoping to receive her 3rd Degree next year)! She grew up in Kansas City and went to college in Washington D.C. and has been in Colorado since 2000 thanks to the dot.com boom. She absolutely loves Colorado and hopes that Drive Electric Colorado can help improve the air quality of our state and make it more breathable.
Hayden is passionate about making meaningful contributions to the expansion of clean energy and resource conservation while improving the triple-bottom line for business and civil systems. As a masters student in both Sustainable Business and Environmental Policy at the University of Colorado Boulder, Hayden is focused on improving the environmental, economic and social sustainability of human inflected processes and sees transportation as an exciting sector to continue to push sustainable and equitable change. Hayden is excited to be a part of the DCC team in order to deepen his knowledge of Colorado’s clean transportation industry and work with stakeholders across the state.
Maddie is our CCUWDP Marketing Intern and is in her final semester as an undergraduate at Winona State University in Minnesota. She is majoring in Mass Communications: Public Relations and minoring in Sustainability. Maddie is excited to be a part of the DCC team and for the opportunity to combine her experience in communications with her passion for sustainable practices to help achieve the goal of cleaner air for Colorado. In her free time, you will find Maddie outdoors or at a local coffee shop.