Middle-West Region

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Staff

Voytek headshot

Alexa Voytek

Coordinator / alexa.voytek [at] tn.gov / 615-532-0238
Alexa Voytek is the Coordinator for the Middle-West Tennessee Clean Cities Coalition as well as a Program Manager / Energy Analyst for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) Office of Energy Programs. Alexa provides support for various grant programs, energy efficiency and sustainable transportation initiatives, and external communications efforts. In her role as Clean Cities coordinator, she seeks to encourage local fleets to adopt alternative fuel vehicles and advanced vehicle technologies in order to reduce petroleum dependence and improve air quality.
Prior to joining TDEC, Voytek interned with the United Nations Division for Sustainable Development and the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia. Most recently, she served as Assistant Account Executive for New York City-based public relations firm Ketchum, Inc., where she was assigned to energy and technology related projects. She holds an M.A. from Columbia University in Russian, Eastern European, Balkan, and Eurasian Studies and graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in History and Russian Language/Area Studies.

LIKES

  • Learning new things
  • Brazilian choro music, Appalachian old-time music, bluegrass
  • Following complicated, intricate recipes
  • Chekhov
  • Traveling the world

DISLIKES

  • Cold showers
  • Yogurt
  • Sharks
  • Pollution
  • Sunburns

LITTLE KNOWN FACT

I started playing the violin at the age of five. Currently, I play in two Brazilian bands in and around Nashville: Choro Nashville and Samba Nashville.

Board of Directors & Advisors

Directors:
President – Robert Cheney, Waste Management
Vice President – Debbie Henry, The Transportation Management Association (TMA)
Secretary – Gail Bost, American Lung Association
Treasurer – Rick Warren, FerrellGas

Advisors:
Laurel Creech, Metro Government, Nashville & Davidson County
Chip Gifford / Eddie Davidson, Piedmont Natural Gas
Mick Henderson, Commonwealth Agri-Energy
Mickey Randolph, Randolph Accounting Resources
Tim Rayburn, UPS

Middle-West TN Clean Fuels Coalition Board of Directors

Board members shown left to right: Tim Rayburn, Alexa, Laurel Creech, Chip Gifford, Gail Bost, Jonathan, Debbie Henry and Robert Cheney.

Region

Middle-West Tennessee Clean Fuels serves 47 counties in the western half of the state.

Bedford
Benton
Carroll
Cheatham
Chester
Crockett
Davidson
Decatur
Dickson
Dyer
Fayette
Gibson
Giles
Hardeman
Hardin
Haywood

Henderson
Henry
Hickman
Houston
Humphreys
Lake
Lauderdale
Lawrence
Lewis
Lincoln
Macon
Madison
Marshall
Maury
McNairy
Montgomery

Moore
Obion
Perry
Robertson
Rutherford
Shelby
Smith
Stewart
Sumner
Tipton
Trousdale
Wayne
Weakley
Williamson
Wilson

Designation

Clean Cities coalitions that desire official recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy must complete a stringent process, gather partner support, and complete a detailed program plan. The coalition became an official participant in the DOE Clean Cities program on October 13, 2004.

Awards & Recognition

2015 – Most Diverse Growth of Alternative Fuels & Technologies, Awarded by DOE Clean Cities

Thanks to our Members

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