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For Immediate Release – June 15, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(3) membership organization, is seeking a candidate to fill the current vacancy of President and Chief Executive Officer.

The position is located at ACORE’s Washington D.C. headquarters and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter to the ACORE Board of Directors Search Committee by July 7, 2015 (contact information below). An electronic copy of the job description can be downloaded from the ACORE website at

“We are excited to begin this new chapter for ACORE, a leading business voice for renewable energy in the U.S.,” said Dan Reicher, interim President & CEO of ACORE and Executive Director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy & Finance at Stanford University. “ACORE has a record of great leadership in renewable energy finance, policy, technology and market development. As our country increasingly turns to low-carbon energy solutions, we are looking for a candidate to build on this record during a very exciting time for the renewable energy industry.”

ACORE’s mission is to build a secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. To fulfill this mission, ACORE provides a common educational platform for a wide range of interests in the renewable energy community. ACORE convenes thought leadership forums and creates energy industry partnerships to communicate the economic, national security and environmental benefits of renewable energy.

“The ACORE Board of Directors has convened a dedicated search committee focused intently on selecting a new executive in the coming months,” said Steve Morgan, Search Committee Chair, ACORE Board of Directors and CEO, American Clean Energy. “Our goal is to find the best possible candidate to carry out ACORE’s critical mission. The renewable energy industry has a wealth of top-notch talent, and the search committee is confident that we will secure ACORE’s future for years to come with a talented new leader.”

To fill the role of President and CEO, ACORE seeks candidates who have demonstrated successful senior leadership and management responsibility in the for-profit, not-for-profit or government sectors and who have with experience related to the renewable energy industry.

Given ACORE’s position at the nexus of technology, finance and policy, it is important that any candidate for the executive office be capable of advocating the diverse interests of ACORE’s members through the leadership of a motivated and talented staff. Strong communications and interpersonal skills, and a track record as a skilled communicator before government, media, industry and consumer organizations are required.  Candidates must also have prior experience and success in organizational fundraising. Prior service on or managing a board of directors is also important.

Interested parties may submit a resume and cover letter to:

ACORE Board of Directors Search Committee
c/o Thomas Veague
1600 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006


About ACORE:

ACORE, a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization, is dedicated to building a secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. ACORE seeks to advance renewable energy through finance, policy, technology, and market development and is concentrating its member focus in 2015 on National Defense & Security, Power Generation & Infrastructure, and Transportation. Additional information is available at

ACORE Media Contact:
Kevin Haley 
(202) 777-7584

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