Board Leadership
board leadership

William Ellis


As Manager of Demand Side Management for Pepco Holdings Institute, William is responsible for all of Pepco’s energy efficiency programs across Washington D.C., Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey. In addition, William oversees energy efficiency programs specifically reaching low-income families in Maryland and New Jersey.

board leadership

Fatemeh Allahdoust

Vice Chair

Fatemeh has a Master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning with over 27 years of experience in Transportation Planning at Virginia Department of Transportation in the Northern Virginia Office. She is currently working in the field of Transportation Demand Management and manages several regional and corridor wide projects.


Jen Desimone

Managing Director   |   202.962.3360

With 20 years of experience in air quality – including forecasting, planning, outreach, marketing, and data visualization – Jen serves as Clean Air Partners Managing Director and Air Program Chief with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.


Russ Ulrich

Baltimore Metropolitan Region Coordinator   |   410.732.9575

Russ is the Baltimore Metropolitan Council’s outreach coordinator for Air Quality and Traffic Safety Programs. He has been with Clean Air Partners for almost 18 years.