Executive Director, Alaska Energy Authority
Janet Reiser joined the Alaska Energy Authority as its Executive Director in January 2018. Prior to that she served on the Chugach Electric Board of Directors for 9 ½ years serving as Board Chair for 6 ½ of those years. Janet served as a Director on the Alaska Railbelt Cooperative Transmission & Electric Company since its inception in 2011.
She continues to serve on the Board of Directors of the Cooperative Leadership Network, an organization dedicated to helping rural electric cooperative directors explore and share successes in the consumer-centric utility model for cooperatives. Janet is a member of the State of Alaska Governor’s Climate Cabinet team, which complements the work of the public Climate Action Leadership teams.
Janet has been in Alaska for over 30 years, serving in technical and executive management roles in the telecom, construction, and engineering industries. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder.