Staff

 


Dave Lock
Chief Executive Officer
dlock@gcseca.coop

Year joined GCSECA: 2019
Responsibilities: Overall leadership and management of the organization; Chief Financial Officer.
Background: Has served in leadership capacities at and for consumer-owned utilities for most of his career. Roles have included city management, utility association leadership and senior managerial responsibilities at large utilities.

 

Jorge Canaca, Director of Federal Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs
Jorge Canaca
Director of Federal Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs
jcanaca@gcseca.coop

Year joined GCSECA: 2016
Responsibilities: Representing co-ops at the ACC and coordinating with the congressional delegation and federal jurisdictional and regulatory agencies on all issues impacting the Cooperatives.
Background: Has worked on various local, regional, and national policy issues in partnership with the congressional delegation. Has served in multiple Government affairs capacities, led a lobby team, purchased and managed property, and has an extensive wildlife and Federal Land Management and Natural Resource Policy expertise.

 

Casey Ratlief, Director of Government Relations & Grassroots Advocacy
Casey Ratlief
Director of Government Relations & Grassroots Advocacy
cratlief@gcseca.coop

Year joined GCSECA: 2018
Responsibilities: Lobbying the state legislature and executive branch; managing grassroots advocacy
Background: Has managed public relations campaigns on behalf of the Nuclear Energy Institute, as well as digital advocacy and lobbying efforts for a multinational manufacturing company.

 

Hannah Howell
Hannah Capozzi
Member & Public Relations Manager
hcapozzi@gcseca.coop

Year joined GCSECA: 2016
Responsibilities: Communications, education & professional development, Washington Youth Tour, benefits administration, wellness coordination
Background: Has managed event planning, large youth-age tour groups, state-wide education programs, and is experienced in public and community health and health education. Is a Certified Health Education Specialist from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Has experience working in legal and law offices as well as police departments.

 

Nancy Garcia
Executive Assistant
ngarcia@gcseca.coop

Year joined GCSECA: 2019
Responsibilities: Operations manager; grassroots advocacy support; events coordination, general administration.
Background: Has worn many hats, and as a result, is very resourceful and possesses a diverse skill set. Has worked as a sales associate, scheduler and held several positions at the renowned Tubac Golf Resort and Spa.