LANSING—Officials at Clean Fuels Michigan announced that Jane McCurry has assumed the role of executive director, succeeding former director, Mike Alaimo.
Lansing-based CFM is a statewide non-profit organization comprised of 30 businesses and other industry stakeholders dedicated to growing a high-tech, clean transportation industry in Michigan. They will be looking to McCurry for leadership and will hone in on her industry knowledge in order to advance the organization’s priorities.
“Jane brings valuable alternative fuel vehicle industry experience combined with excellent leadership skills,” said Tom Van Heeke, policy lead for mobility and climate change at General Motors. “These assets and many more will make her an excellent addition to Clean Fuels Michigan. I am looking forward to working with Jane and am excited to see where she will take our organization.”
Prior to her role with CFM, McCurry was the electric vehicles program manager at Renew Wisconsin Inc., a nonprofit renewable energy advocacy organization, where she started and led the organization’s electric vehicle programming and policy efforts.
“It’s an exciting time to be focusing on the clean transportation industry,” McCurry said. “Alternative fuels have so many benefits, from job creation to reduced air pollution. As Michigan looks toward the future of the transportation industry, I believe we are poised not only to benefit from this trnsition, but to lead it.”
McCurry also served as the executive director of Wisconsin Microfinance for two years, and now sits on its board of directors. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in operations and technology management and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin, where she was also a pole vaulter for the track and field team. She grew up in Canton Township.
In her free time, McCurry enjoys visiting local farmers markets, working out, and coaching gymnastics.
More at http://cleanfuelsmichigan.com.