Avi Jacobson is the Senior Sustainable Energy Coordinator at the Washington State Housing Finance Commission where he develops and implements the Commission’s Sustainable Energy Program and manages the Sustainable Energy Trust. Avi acts as the Commission’s legislative liaison for energy policy at city, state, and federal levels to promote policies that support private investment in the clean technology sector. Avi is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Prior to joining the Housing Finance Commission, he served as a Special Operations Weather Team leader in the United States Air Force and Air National Guard. Avi is a graduate of the University of Michigan, College of Engineering; the Naval Postgraduate School; and the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.