Board of Directors
Logan Atkinson Burke
Logan Atkinson Burke is the Executive Director for the Alliance for Affordable Energy in Louisiana. Since joining the organization in 2013, Logan has focused her efforts on clean energy issues and reducing energy burdens, especially advocating for policies that support a just transition away from fossil fuels. She has led several collaborative efforts supporting affordable housing, health, good governance, climate resilience, and the intersection of Louisiana’s power sector. In addition to her work with the Alliance and CEG, she is on the governance assembly for Equitable Building Electrification Fund and is a leader within the Gulf South for a Green New Deal formation. She now lives in New Orleans.
Brian F. Keane
Brian F. Keane is a Veteran of the US Navy Reserves, a former Capitol Hill Advisor, an advisor to impact investors, and an environmental leader. He is an unrivaled expert in clean energy and energy efficiency marketing. Since 2002 he has served as the founder and President of SmartPower, a Washington, DC-based renewable energy and energy efficiency outreach and marketing organization. Keane is the author of the highly acclaimed book, Green Is Good: Save Money, Make Money, and Help Your Community Profit from Clean Energy (Lyons Press, 2012). Keane is a recognized “Business Leader Partner” at the Yale Center for Business and the Environment. Keane serves as Co-Chair of the ESG Pillar of the Denton’s Law Firm’s Global Smart Cities & Connected Communities Think Tank. He also serves on the Advisor Board of the National Postdoctoral Association and is a member of the Sustainability Advisory Council at the Kogod School of Business at American University.
Kenneth R. Locklin, Managing Director (North America) for Impax Asset Management LLC, is a senior investment executive with 30 years of finance experience, and a 25-year commitment to clean energy enterprise investment, development, management, and finance.
Seth Mullendore is President and Executive Director of Clean Energy Group, where he oversees the organization’s mission to advance energy justice and catalyze innovative energy strategies to address the climate crisis. He previously served as vice president and a project director for CEG, leading efforts to enable greater access to the benefits of solar PV and battery storage technologies for low-income communities and communities of color and working with community-based partners to phase out polluting power plants with clean alternatives.
Shiva brings wide-ranging experience as an attorney working in regulatory, compliance, litigation, and transactional practices and a background in policy and technology development in the clean energy sector. Her current position as Global Regulatory Counsel for Lime, an electric vehicle micromobility company, allows her to support the expansion of shared, affordable, and carbon-free transportation options for users across the globe. She has previously served as Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department’s Environmental Law Division; as an Equal Justice Works fellow at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest; and as a project manager at New Ecology, Inc. She co-founded the Initiative for Energy Justice, currently housed at Northeastern University. Shiva received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law where she was a Public Interest Law Scholar, a Master’s in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a B.S. in Economics also from MIT.
For over 15 years, Angela Tovar has worked as an environmental and climate justice advocate in various roles in the non-profit and public sector. In 2020, Angela was appointed as the Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Chicago and in 2023 was appointed as the Commissioner of the newly restored Department of Environment. Angela is committed to centering the City of Chicago’s climate and sustainability agenda on equity and mitigating environmental harm in Chicago’s most overburdened and underserved communities. Under Angela’s leadership, the City of Chicago released the 2022 Climate Action Plan, an equitable decarbonization strategy for buildings and allocated $188m for climate and environmental justice priorities as part of the Chicago Recovery Plan. Angela’s passion for social and environmental justice stems from her experience growing up on the industrial waterfront of Lake Michigan on Chicago’s Southeast side. She holds a BA in Urban Studies from the College of Charleston and an MUP from City University of New York - Hunter College.