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For general questions regarding the Bioenergy Technologies Office, please use the contact information below.

U.S. Department of Energy – Bioenergy Technologies Office
General Contact Information
Phone: 202-586-5188
Email: Bioenergy Technologies Office
1000 Independence Avenue, SW, EE-3B, 5H-021
Washington, DC, 20585

Please note: Due to mail screening procedures for federal agencies, your letter may take up to 6 weeks to reach the Bioenergy Technologies Office.

Media Inquiries

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Office Leads

Michael Berube, Acting Director
Valerie Sarisky-Reed, Deputy Director
John Cabaniss, Operations Supervisor
Kevin Craig, Program Manager, Conversion Technologies
Jim Spaeth, Program Manager, Advanced Development and Optimization
Zia Haq, Senior Lead Analyst


Linda Malloy


Natalie Roberts

Strategic Communications

Sheila Dillard, Communications Lead

Feedstock Supply and Logistics

Mark Elless, Acting Team Lead

Algal Biofuels

Dan Fishman, Acting Team Lead
Christy Sterner
Devinn Lambert

Conversion Technologies

Kevin Craig, Program Manager
Gayle Bentley
Nichole Fitzgerald
Jay Fitzgerald
Sonia Hammache
Beau Hoffman
Ian Rowe

Advanced Development and Optimization

Jim Spaeth, Program Manager
Liz Moore
Mark Shmorhun
Josh Messner

Strategic Analysis and Cross-Cutting Sustainability

Zia Haq
Alicia Lindauer
Andrea Bailey