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Sean Reed, Founder and Executive Director

As Clean Energy Coalition’s executive director, Sean Reed provides strategic planning, leadership, and guidance to the organization. Mr. Reed has successfully acquired, managed, and completed more than 30 state and federal grants valued at more than $60 million. Before founding Clean Energy Coalition in 2005, he served as a program developer and energy analyst for the City of Ann Arbor’s Energy Office and the joint City of Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County Community Development Department. Mr. Reed has also worked for WARM Training Center in Detroit as a program manager, at Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation; the Olkonorei Integrated Pastoralist Survival Program in Tanzania, Africa; and as an instructor at the Japanese Ministry of Education in Imadate, Japan.

Mr. Reed has presented on the topic of energy efficiency at numerous statewide and regional conferences in Michigan.

Born in Malawi, Africa, Mr. Reed has traveled and worked widely, living in Africa, Asia and Europe. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and master’s degrees in social work and urban planning from University of Michigan, as well as certificates as a housing rehabilitation specialist and home energy rater.


Bonnie Bona, Project Manager

As a project manager for Clean Energy Coalition, Bonnie Bona works with municipalities and building owners to deliver energy efficiency improvements by providing access to incentives and affordable loans.

Ms. Bona has worked as a consultant and energy auditor throughout Ann Arbor, Michigan, and as an architect for Bona & Kolb Architects & Designers and Frederick H. Hermann Associates Architects. Ms. Bona is a member and past chair of the Ann Arbor City Planning Commission, served as chair of the University of Michigan Museum of Art Friends Board, and has sponsored several policy initiatives and resolutions in support of more walkable land use regulations.

Ms. Bona earned a bachelor’s degree in architectural studies from University of Illinois and a master’s degree in architecture from University of Michigan. She is a registered architect, member of the American Institute of Architects, and LEED-accredited professional.