The Women's Council on Energy and the Environment (WCEE) has named American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO Denise Bode its Woman of the Year. Bode is recognized for her leadership and accomplishments in advocating for clean and affordable energy, according to the organization.
Each year, WCEE honors a distinguished woman from the fields of energy and the environment who has made a particular contribution to the advancement of women.
WCEE cited Bode's efforts to leverage her expertise to engage in the national energy debate, her accomplishments in advocating for diverse energy resources and her outstanding career as a public servant in awarding the honor.
‘Ms. Bode's contributions in the energy field are highly regarded, and her success in using technology to focus the energy debate is admirable,’ says Sharla Artz, WCEE president.
Bode's has served on the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, and was CEO of the American Clean Skies Foundation and president of the Independent Petroleum Association of America. She also broadcasts a daily radio program and an online television program through CleanSkies TV.
SOURCE: Women's Council on Energy and the Environment