Governance, board and staff

Garfield Clean Energy is an independent local government authority that oversees programs and services that help residents, businesses, and local governments become more energy efficient and reduce energy costs. CLEER (Clean Energy Economy for the Region), a nonprofit, delivers the programs and services of Garfield Clean Energy under an annual contract.

Garfield Clean Energy has nine voting members and two non-voting affiliate members:

  • Garfield County
  • Town of Parachute
  • City of Rifle
  • Town of Silt
  • Town of New Castle
  • City of Glenwood Springs
  • Town of Carbondale
  • Colorado Mountain College
  • Roaring Fork Transportation Authority
  • Holy Cross Energy (affiliate)
  • Garfield County Libraries (affiliate)

Garfield Clean Energy Board of Directors

GCE's governing board consists of a representative appointed by each entity. Meetings are held at regular intervals, and members of the public are welcome to attend. Click here for meeting schedules and agendas.


Chair: Jason White, RFTA
Vice-Chair: Ingrid Wussow, Glenwood Springs
Secretary: Bruce Leland, New Castle
Treasurer: Tom Jankovsky, Garfield County

Member Representatives

Garfield County: Tom Jankovsky (alternate: Frank Coberly)
Town of Parachute: Travis Elliot
City of Rifle: Sean Strode
Town of Silt: Keith Richel
Town of New Castle: Bruce Leland
City of Glenwood Springs: Ingrid Wussow (alternate: Erin Zalinsky)
Town of Carbondale: Ben Bohmfalk (alternate: Lani Kitching)
Colorado Mountain College: Sean Nesbitt (alternate: Jerrod Kochevar)
Roaring Fork Transportation Authority: Jason White
Holy Cross Energy: Jenna Weatherred
Garfield County Libraries: Jamie LaRue

Finance Committee

Tom Jankovsky, Garfield County
Ingrid Wussow, Glenwood Springs
Jason White, RFTA


Programs and Services

Garfield Clean Energy contracts on an annual basis with CLEER (Clean Energy Economy for the Region) to develop and deliver the programs and services. The staff point of contact for GCE is Morgan Hill,, 970-704-9200 ext. 101.

For information about CLEER and its team of clean energy experts, visit


Balanced Bookkeeping Inc. of Glenwood Springs

Legal Counsel

Karp, Neu & Hanlon P.C., Glenwood Springs