The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has announced new leadership positions at the organization. Dennis V. McGinn, retired vice admiral and ACORE advisory board member, has accepted the position of president of ACORE.
McGinn served 35 years with the U.S. Navy as a naval aviator, test pilot, aircraft carrier commanding officer and national security strategist. He served as deputy chief of naval operations for warfare requirements and programs at the Pentagon; commander of the U.S. Third Fleet; chairman and CEO of RemoteReality; corporate officer of the Battelle Memorial Institute's energy, transportation and environment division; and as an international security senior fellow at Rocky Mountain Institute, among other posts.
In addition, Dan Reicher, formerly the Department of Energy's assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy and currently director of Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, has become chairman of ACORE's board of directors, with ACORE co-chairman of the board of directors John Geesman stepping down.