Founder and Executive Director of the Clean Energy Coalition in Ypsilanti, Reed has managed more than 30 diverse, federal, state, and local government-funded energy projects covering all aspects of energy efficiency and renewable energy, including statewide incentive and technical assistance programs for energy efficient housing and businesses, renewable fuel infrastructure programs, and feasibility studies. Recently, the Clean Energy Coalition received a $31 million statewide green fleets program grant from the U.S. Department of Energyís Clean Cities grant program and a $4.4 million grant from the Michigan Public Service Commission to work with Michigan Cities of Promise to implement renewable energy projects. The nonprofit Clean Energy Coalition has grown from a single employee to six full-time and two part-time employees and expects to add four additional employees in 2009. Previously, Reed worked in Ann Arborís energy office, primarily with clean transportation. He also lived in Tanzania for a year working for a tribe doing photovoltaic installation and in Japan for several years working for the Japanese Ministry of Education. Reed received his bachelorís degree in English and philosophy from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania. He received his masterís degrees in urban planning and social work from the University of Michigan.