For more than 20 years, Jeff has been on the front lines of environmental advocacy, leading nonprofits in Oregon and advancing policy in the U.S. and abroad. He’s been executive director of Forth since 2011.
Zach leads Forth’s programs team who have been tasked with delivering high impact clean transportation projects and expanding education and awareness for electric and shared mobility. He holds an MBA from Marylhurst University, is a Project Management Professional and has a background in planning and car share.
Jeanette works to develop transportation electrification and e-mobility legislative and regulatory policies as well as marketing and communication strategies for Forth. Jeanette holds an Executive MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Ashley works to raise Forth's growing international profile. She manages Forth's presence at the International Electric Vehicle Symposium and leads the organization of the Roadmap Conference. She also works with Forth's European and Asian partners. Ashley has a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University and a B.S. from the University of Puget Sound.
Gina manages Forth's operations, leads our financial and human resource programs, and drives Forth's diversity, equity and inclusion work. Gina holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and has held roles in both the public and private sector. Prior to Forth, she provided program support to rural communities in South Texas.
Steve oversees several of Forth's new mobility projects and programs and leads the coordination of Forth’s Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge work. Steve has held business development roles at a number of early-stage green businesses including ShoreBank Pacific, Flexcar (Zipcar), Green Leasing, EcoSecurities, Getaround, Stuffstr and moovel.
Thor focuses on working with utilities on customer education and engagement with electric vehicles. He is an award-winning nationally-recognized energy professional focused on electrified transportation, renewable energy and storage. While at Portland General Electric, Thor created and led the nation's leading renewable power program.
Steven manages the EV Ambassadors program and organizes Ride and Drive events in Oregon, Washington, and California. Steven holds a Bachelors in Environmental Sciences from the University of Oregon. Prior to Forth Steven worked for Multnomah County on projects focused on Urban Forest Management and Community Outreach.
Maria manages Forth's organizational administration and develops best practices for Forth’s database. She also supports Forth’s finances, accounting, and personnel. Maria holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Portland State University.
Kevin manages Forth's communications department to help promote the organization, its projects, goals, and accomplishments. He has experience in journalism, publishing and as an educator. He holds a Master's in Writing from Portland State University and a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Eric serves as a program manager at Forth to promote for electric vehicle adoption. His work focuses on building codes and policies that promote EV readiness in residential and commercial buildings. He holds an MPA in Public Policy Analysis and MSES in Energy from Indiana University and is a proud nerd of clean technologies and cars.
Whit supports the Go Forth Electric Showcase, ride and drive events, and uses his technical expertise to solve electric vehicle related inquiries. Prior to joining Forth, he spearheaded a team that secured funding for six level-2 electric vehicle charging stations on Western Washington University’s campus where he created and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Energy Systems Sciences.
Nadison focuses on Forth’s consumer engagement initiatives to increase awareness of electric, shared, and smart mobility resources for individuals and organizations. He primarily staffs the Go Forth Electric Showcase while assisting with grant writing projects to fund the development of equitable electric vehicle infrastructure. Nadison holds a B.S. in Philosophy from Portland State University.
Sergio manages the Go Forth Electric Showcase and leads the delivery of pilot projects that advance sustainable transportation. Previously, he has served as a local brand ambassador for BIKETOWN and an assistant researcher at Portland State University developing green spaces. He holds a B.S in Cultural Anthropology.
Tegan leads and designs pilot programs that advance equitable shared mobility electrification. She has a background in sustainability consulting work in both the private and nonprofit sectors. She holds an MBA in Sustainable Systems from Presidio Graduate School and is passionate about facilitating behavior change.
Anne is a Program Associate at Forth where she primarily staffs the Go Forth Electric Showcase. She also supports Forth’s consumer engagement initiatives, grant writing projects, and web content development. She holds a B.A. in History from Lewis & Clark College.
Joe staffs the Go Forth Showcase and works on related initiatives to make electric vehicles more easily accessible to a wide range of people. He is passionate about sustainability and proud to live in a net zero home with solar panels that charge his electric car. In the not-so-distant past he was an Italian language teacher.
Kelly promotes electric vehicle adoption through utility engagement and supports consumer education at the Go Forth Electric Showcase. She holds a Master’s of Environmental Management from Portland State University and brings a passion for sustainability to the Forth team.
Simbiat supports Forth's events, marketing and membership program. She holds a bachelor's degree in Strategic Communications with a focus in Public Relations from Washington State University.
Arthur conducts research about electric vehicle policy and promotes educational outreach at the Electric Showcase. He has previously worked in fundraising with environmental nonprofits and is currently completing a Bachelor's degree in Linguistics at Reed College.
Jennifer supports Forths’s eMobility curriculum. Previously, she served as the Education and Outreach AmeriCorps with Clark Public Utilities Stream Team in Vancouver. She has her Master’s in Outdoor and Environmental Education from Alaska Pacific University.