Director, Advanced Energy Center
As Director, Chad Asay is responsible for guiding the operations and progress of the newly opened Advanced Energy Center in downtown Santa Rosa. In addition, Chad also oversees Sonoma Clean Power’s “Lead Locally” grant research project, which aims to develop strategies to double energy efficiency in existing buildings. Both efforts are aimed at helping the public learn about, test, and adopt the latest and most effective energy-saving technologies.
Chad previously worked in administrative management for the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, and has over 15 years’ experience in hospitality and resort development and management. He graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Global Management, and is also multi-lingual. Chad currently serves as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Cloverdale.