M. Alex Clingman


As NCSEA’s Policy Communications Specialist, Alex focuses on making renewable energy programs more approachable through outreach, advocacy, and diverse stakeholder engagement. He is responsible for creating messages that promote intersectoral collaboration and educational efforts to cultivate a shared vision. Prior to joining NCSEA, Alex worked with Sierra Nevada Brewing in roles focused on brand building, information sharing, and value chain analysis. Alex is inspired by time spent in the outdoors and is driven to further the positive impact of an organization on the planet.

Alex earned undergraduate degrees in International Business and Spanish from Appalachian State University and also holds an MBA in Corporate Sustainability from Colorado State University. He is a certified Sustainability Excellence Associate with the ISSP, a LEED Green Associate with the USGBC, and a Carbon Management professional of the Warner College of Nature Resources at CSU Fort Collins. Outside of work, Alex is an active member of Protect Our Winters and the American Alpine Club to encourage environmental stewardship through outdoor engagement.