Ben Sullivan is the Kauai County Sustainability & Energy Coordinator where he works for Mayor Carvalho to help shape local energy projects and policy. Ben also serves as Vice-chair of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative Advisory Board, Co-chair for the Aloha+ Challenge Measures Project, and serves on the Kauai Economic Development Board. Previously, he was Strategic Planning Chair on Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s Board of Directors. Ben worked for fifteen years in architecture & green building prior to getting involved in clean energy as a community advocate in 2005. He is a persistent bicycle commuter, husband, and father of three teenagers. Ben aspires to one day bring his energy and public sector experience back to the design field by opening a public-interest design shop focusing on green, affordable housing.