American Midstream Partners
VP Business Development Pinnacle Propane and Alliant Gas
As an Alliance AutoGas Partner, Pinnacle Propane and Mr. Baker have expertise from an integrated network of resources for clean fueling and high-performance alternative-vehicle platforms. As an Alliance Autogas Partner Mr. Baker leads Pinnacle Propane’s goals to convert fleets from gasoline to clean-burning, domestic propane AutoGas and provide on-site fueling infrastructure, operational & safety training as well as ongoing fuel provision and technical support.
Mr. Baker has worked with and developed Alternative Energy platforms for over 40-years with fleets, developers and public entities to establish alternative-fueled conversion & infrastructure. He possesses extensive expertise in providing private and public fleet-fueling and energy consulting and implementation on both mono & bi-fuel and OEM platforms.
He holds a BA from The University of Texas at Austin.
Jackie Mason is the Education & Marketing Director at the Propane Council of Texas, where she has worked for the past 1 years. The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 educational foundation dedicated to propane education and the commercialization of propane technologies like cleaner-burning propane autogas vehicles.
The Propane Council of Texas is the state arm of Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), which was authorized by the U.S. Congress with the passage of the Propane Education and Research Act (PERA) of 1996.
Ronnie Max Oldham – Since 2016 Ronnie Max has been making commission sales of Chevrolet and Isuzu medium duty work trucks and vans to fleet and commercial accounts for Henna Chevrolet in Austin. Prior to that time he owned CleanFuel CNG Conversions where he was responsible for all aspects of management of alternative fuel conversion facility startup, including hiring, training, motivation and supervision of numerous employees and contractors, as well as sourcing and procurement of equipment and system components. His company made direct sales of engine conversion services to large fleet and government accounts. He is:
For the past 22 years, Heather directed all marketing and public education programs for alternative fuels at the Railroad Commission of Texas, the state’s chief energy agency. Programs included statewide and local earned (free) media coverage, audience-specific newsletters, trade shows, promotional materials, market research, workshops, consumer rebates and grants. She also secured and administered multi-million dollar grants for alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure in Texas.
Kris has been the Chief Operating Officer of Electric Cab of Austin since 2011 and is also the COO of Electric of North America since 2016. He serves on the board of the Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance and chairs the Impact Fee Advisory Committee for the City of Austin. Prior to 2011 he owned and operated Bailey Appraisal Service.
Elizabeth Munger, Executive Director
Elizabeth began in the Alt Fuels area when she became the first Coordinator of the Laredo Clean Cities Coalition in 1995. Her career in the Alt Fuels industry continued as she worked on a DOE Clean Corridor project for the CLEAN Air Force, and worked for a nationally known AFV consulting firm in Texas and California. In 2001, she started The Green Group. As managing director, she has worked on a variety of projects including a 15-year stint for a major auto manufacturer selling natural gas vehicles to fleet customers as well as marketing electric and hydrogen vehicles. Additionally, she has assisted utilities, industry organizations and individual clients with business development and marketing research for a variety of products, services and concepts. She has a BS in business from Roger Williams College and an MBA from the University of Rhode Island.
Judy Fort, Finance Manager
Judy signed on as Finance Director with Lone Star Clean Fuels in early 2016. Her role has steadily increased to include not only financial management but budgeting, grant management and reporting, and multiple administrative tasks designed to strengthen and formalize the Coalition. Judy has extensive experience in economic development, business development, nonprofits, financial management, customer service, marketing, training and outreach gained through her career working for the State of Texas. Following her time with the State she has provided financial and business development services to small businesses and nonprofits including QuickBooks setup and website/brochure design and photography. She holds a BBA in International Business and Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a certificate from the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma.