NextEnergy Board and COO Announce Leadership Team

March 20, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

The board of directors of NextEnergy (Detroit, MI) and Steven Arwood, chief operating officer of NextEnergy, welcomed Carolyn Upshaw-Royal and Judith McNeeley to its senior management team. Upshaw-Royal is director of education and programs and is charged with the development of education, outreach and grant programs for the NextEnergy Center. McNeeley is director of marketing and community relations and is responsible for the advancement of the NextEnergy initiative, which will position Michigan as a world center for AET research, development and education.

"NextEnergy has assembled a fine group of very dedicated individuals to lead this effort forward," said Arwood. "Positioning the State of Michigan as the global leader in alternative energy technology will require the collective best efforts of our team."