FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jill Hamilton
(Left to Right): Mike Devine, Danielle Brannan, Chris Hill
San Diego, CA – The National Biodiesel Foundation elected three new directors: Danielle Brannan, New Leaf Biofuels; Mike Devine, World Energy; and Chris Hill, American Soybean Association to the Board last week during the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo.
“I believe the Foundation is critical to educating the public about biodiesel and getting it into the marketplace," says Brannan. "Events and education forums, such as the New York City Congressional Tour coming this Spring, help move the industry forward.”
“In 2019, we look forward to continuing to support and fund partnerships working on research and sustainability projects showing the benefits and quality of biodiesel. With support from the industry, we plan to sponsor activities like land use change research, diesel technician training, and student education grants among other things,” added Executive Director Tom Verry.
In addition to the three new directors, biodiesel industry leaders currently serving on the Foundation’s Board include:
The Foundation’s mission is to accomplish outreach, education, research and demonstration activities for the advancement of biodiesel. The Foundation works closely with the National Biodiesel Board.
Biodiesel is a renewable, clean-burning diesel replacement that is reducing U.S. dependence on foreign petroleum, creating jobs and improving the environment. The Foundation works with industry supporting young scientists with grants to attend and participate in research and sustainability projects, showcasing biodiesel and Bioheat® fuel use in urban communities, and partnering with Universities to conduct research and update modeling (such as the global economic database GTAP).
Consider support the Foundation through a donation by visiting the website.
For more information on biodiesel, visit www.biodieselfoundation.org
|ABOUT CLEAN FUELS ALLIANCE AMERICA|
Made from an increasingly diverse mix of resources such as recycled cooking oil, soybean oil, and animal fats, the clean fuels industry is a proven, integral part of America’s clean energy future. Clean Fuels Alliance America is the U.S. trade association representing the entire biodiesel, renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel supply chain, including producers, feedstock suppliers and fuel distributors. Clean Fuels receives funding from a broad mix of private companies and associations, including the United Soybean Board and state checkoff organizations.