Frank Swain – Energy Advocate

Frank SwainFrank started his career in Washington DC supporting clean energy policies. Over the course of 3+ years in our nation’s capital Frank advocated for an array of clean technologies including electric vehicles, wind, solar, biochemical, electricity storage, and rare earth metal recycling. Frank moved to Colorado in spring of 2012 to work for the Obama campaign up in Larimer county. One year later Frank started as the Energy Advocate at Conservation Colorado. As the Energy Advocate, Frank balances his time between fossil fuel mitigation and clean energy development.

In the two plus years Frank has been Energy Advocate at Conservation Colorado, he has successfully helped to increase the Colorado renewable energy standard, finalize the strongest air pollution standards for oil and gas drilling in the country, and defended the Colorado clean energy economy against countless attacks.

Frank is an avid skier and enjoys hiking, biking, and occasional attempts at fly fishing. Frank graduated from Davidson College in North Carolina having studied English literature and political science.

Favorite Spot: Wherever there’s fresh snow