Clean Fuels Michigan Board Members 2023

January 18, 2023

Clean Fuels Michigan is pleased to announce its 2023 Board of Directors. This board of industry leaders will guide Clean Fuels Michigan’s efforts to accelerate the transition to clean transportation in Michigan.

Chelsea Uphaus, Director of Marketing for ROUSH CleanTech, our previous Vice-Chair is elected as Board Chair for the 2023 session. Angela Ayers, Government Policy Planning Manager at Ford is welcomed to our board as Vice Chair. Jeffery Myrom, Director of Transportation Electrification at Consumers Energy, continues his position as Secretary, and Kevin Korpi, Principal of Acuitas LLC will continue to assume the role as Treasurer. 

Clean Fuels Michigan is happy to welcome back Maureen Marshall, Senior Director at CALSTART as well as Charles Griffith, Director of the Climate and Energy Program at Ecology Center to continue their positions as board members.

Additionally, Clean Fuels Michigan welcomes new board members Kelsey Peterson, Kwafo Adarkwa, and Trish Reed. Kelsey Peterson is the Electrification Business Development Manager at DTE Energy, who will fill the seat previously held by Ben Burns. Kwafo Adarkwa, Director of Public Affairs at ITC Holdings Corp., is backfilling Elizabeth Hunt. And Trish Reed, VP, Zero Emissions at Navistar will take over for Jason Gies. 

“I am so pleased to continue working with this stellar group of industry leaders,” said Clean Fuel Michigan’s Executive Director, Jane McCurry. “Clean Fuels Michigan members are breaking barriers in the mobility industry. The leadership and expertise of the 2023 Board of Directors will be critical as we continue to push for industry growth this year.”

“Michigan is globally known for its leadership in innovative automotive expertise. I’m honored to chair Clean Fuels Michigan’s Board to stay hyper-focused on keeping our great state clean and prosperous through greater adoption of advanced clean transportation solutions,” said Chelsea Uphaus, director of marketing for ROUSH CleanTech.