Diego Lopez joined Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) as a Co-Coordinator in August 2018. Lopez now serves as the executive director for Northern Colorado Clean Cities. He is responsible for strategic planning, stakeholder services, education and outreach, public relations, and infrastructure development programs. Lopez has 7 years of experience in the energy and transportation industry and completed a bachelor’s degree focused in environmental sciences and geography with a minor in physics from the University of Colorado Denver. With experience as an energy and transportation advisor with a demonstrated history of working with consumers, businesses, municipalities, utilities, and fleets, Lopez is available to assist coalition stakeholders with project development, technical workshops, locating funding opportunities, and supporting funding proposals.
- Favorite Book: Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
- Favorite Meal: Grandmothers homemade mole
- Favorite Hobbies: Olympic (sabre) fencing, flying drones, cooking
Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Skyler Potocek joined Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) as a volunteer in February 2021 and now serves as the Communications and Marketing Coordinator. She is responsible for preparing communication content, including the monthly newsletter, website, and social media posts. She also attends industry events representing NCCC, connects with industry partners, and participates in continuous learning opportunities to stay up to date on market developments. With experience working for environmental non-profits, Skyler is proficient at communicating with a wide range of stakeholders. Skyler graduated from Colorado State University in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minors in global environmental sustainability and Spanish. Skyler’s studies focused on environmental politics and policy, where she gained an interest in renewable energy.
- Favorite Book: Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer
- Favorite Meal: Pad Thai
- Favorite Hobbies: Hiking, rock climbing, and spending time with her English Setter
Desiree Moore joined Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) July 2021 as an intern. She is going into her fourth year of college at Colorado State University, majoring in Wildlife Biology and plans to minor in zoology and sustainable energy. She is responsible for helping with communication content, attending different events, and learning as much as she can! Desiree has taken courses at Colorado State University that have sparked her interest in sustainable energy and helped her to pursue an internship with NCCC. Although there is more she needs to learn, she is ready for everything NCCC has to offer.
- Favorite Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry
- Favorite Meal: Thanksgiving ham and potatoes
- Favorite Hobbies: Different arts and crafts, hiking, tennis