NextEnergy, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate advanced-energy technologies through collaboration, today announced that Paul F. Skalny has joined the company’s Board of Directors.
Skalny recently retired from U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), where he held numerous leadership roles over the course of 25 years. His tenure for the Army spanned more than 32 years and covered the full spectrum of the Army vehicle acquisition process, from vehicle inception to support in the field.
“Paul is a true visionary in driving advanced-energy technologies,” notes NextEnergy President and CEO Ron Gardhouse, “He has been an important supporter of NextEnergy during our work on a number of programs developed for TARDEC.”
Other members serving on NextEnergy’s Board are: Michael A. Boulus; Robert J. Buckler; Richard D. DiBartolomeo; George W. Jackson, Jr.; Steven E. Kurmas; Christopher L. Rizik; Ned Staebler; and Maria A. Thompson.
Founded in 2002 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, NextEnergy is headquartered in Detroit’s Alternative Energy Renaissance Zone and serves to accelerate energy security, economic competitiveness and environmental responsibility through the growth of advanced-energy technologies, businesses and industries.