Staff Listing

Staff Listing for the Alliance for Affordable Energy – Phone or Email Our Staff.
 Phone: 1-504-208-9761

Casey DeMoss

Chief Executive Officer

Ms. DeMoss Roberts brings fifteen years of experience in non-profit management. From her work in the United States Peace Corps to the Gulf Restoration Network, she has spent her career working to solve human health, economic, and other problems related to poor environmental management. Ms.DeMoss Roberts brings with her an impressive list of contacts from her work as a progressive energy policy leader both locally and nationally. She is a highly sought after speaker following the successful talk at the TEDxOilSpill conference. She earned her Master’s in Public Health, focus in Biostatistics from Tulane University. A Louisiana native, Ms. Roberts is dedicated to the principles of fair, affordable, environmentally responsible, community-based energy for all Louisiana residents.

Lynncal T. Bering

Program Director

Lynncal T. Bering brings 11 plus years of experience in government affairs ranging from non-profits and policy to public health and organizational development. She is a native of Laplace, La and has a deep passion for human rights and community service. As program manager, Ms. Bering will track, monitor, and enhance communications and awareness of the Alliance’s programs. From serving as State Director with Organizing for America along with a host of other political roles, both across the state and nationwide, she comes to the Alliance with the political prowess and experience needed to move Louisiana forward in fighting for affordable energy for Louisiana Citizens.

Lynncal T. Bering is a graduate of Southern University Agricultural and Mechanical College (BR) where are acquired her bachelors of Psychology and Rehabilitative Services. She later on pursued and attained her Masters in Healthcare Administration. She has served and serves on various local and state boards such as the Louisiana Council for Women in Government and Business where she continues to be a pioneer in justice and fair action for all.

Jessica Netto

Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Netto brings 10 years of non-profit experience in fundraising and program administration. From her work as Development Director for Gulf Restoration Network, Program Administrator for Second Harvest Food Bank, and most recently as an independent fundraising consultant, Jessica is committed to the development of sustainable organizations by ensuring the integrity of programming and establishing and implementing long term fundraising goals.

Jessica is a native of the area and a life-long resident of New Orleans. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of New Orleans.

Logan Atkinson

Office Development Manager

Logan comes to the Alliance with 6 years of non-profit experience as a founder and fundraiser for the Committed To Equality Initiative. Logan is a recent transplant to New Orleans, coming from Los Angeles in 2013. After falling in love with Louisiana, her interest in conservation and energy policy led her to an internship with the Alliance, focusing on renewable energy policy. Logan’s interest in conservation, sustainability, and affordable energy stems from a passion for equal access to shared resources. Before settling into energy and public policy work, Logan worked for 12 years in costume design in New York and Los Angeles. She brings this creative experience to a city rich in the arts, and uses her education from Vassar College to approach difficult policy work with fresh perspective. Logan serves as a board member with HandsOn New Orleans, where she supports volunteerism as an important element of citizen engagement.

Annie Williams

Volunteer & Intern Manager

Annie hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. Her mother is originally from New Orleans, giving her long established roots in the city. After volunteering post-Katrina, she decided to move back to the city to live full time. She is an aunt to two little girls and three boys. Annie received her Masters in Public Administration at the University of New Orleans, in May of 2014. She is a member of the Public Administration Student and Alumni Association as well as the American Society for Public Administration. She first came to the Alliance for Affordable Energy as the Office Outreach Intern, but now works as the Volunteer & Intern Coordinator.

John Bennett

Energy Education Coordinator

John is a native of Baton Rouge and is passionate about what ongoing education reform and conservation efforts will mean for Louisiana’s future. Prior to his arrival at the Alliance in January 2014 as an energy efficiency intern, John taught civics and business at a New Orleans charter school and served in the U.S. Peace Corps as an education volunteer in South Africa. His experiences teaching students of a variety of ages and backgrounds will be valuable assets to the education program as we seek to expand its reach and impact. John is a graduate of Spring Hill College, where he studied Political Science and Pre-Medicine.