Alexa Voytek is the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) Energy Programs Administrator. She has considerable expertise working in the Electric Vehicle sector. Voytek is knowledgeable about battery storage, integrated resource planning, electric vehicle infrastructure planning, energy-efficient mobility systems, resiliency planning, and data analytics. Alexa serves as the Principal Investigator for the U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program in Tennessee, oversees TDEC’s sustainable transportation and alternative fuels programming, and assists with the administration of the State of Tennessee’s initial allocation under the Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust. Alexa also serves as the Coordinator for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Middle-West Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition, through which she acts as a technical resource for fleets and individuals evaluating alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies. Among other things, she represented the state as the Tennessee Delegate at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) in Madrid (December 2019) and at COP26 in Glasgow (November 2021), where she spoke on State-led efforts to reduce carbon emissions and the energy impacts of the transportation sector.
She holds a M.A. from Columbia University in Russian, East European, Balkan, and Eurasian Studies and a B.A. from Duke University with high honors in History & Russian Language.