Carlos St. James TREIA interim Executive Director & Treasurer
Carlos St. James has been a leading voice in the sector, having spoken at conferences in three dozen countries across five continents on renewable energy, most often as conference chair or keynote speaker. He joined the TREIA board in 2019 and has additionally taken on this executive role to expand the organization’s reach.
Since 2010 he has also been a board member of the Latin American and Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy (LAC-CORE) in Washington, DC, which promotes development of the industry. With considerable experience in project finance, technical and non-technical project themes, legal issues as well as energy policy, he is a leading advisor to investors, developers and the public sector.
He is the publisher of the Latin America Energy Review, a very popular blog that promotes debate on the industry’s issues, and he holds a master’s degree in international relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University in the United States.
Anuva Bonzek Membership Services Coordinator
Anuva Bonzek was a middle school math teacher for 9 years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. During the nine years of taking care of her 3 kids, she has added many new adventures to her resume along the way. Some of the highlights include sales and marketing for her husband’s olive oil importing business, sourcing new clients for a local jewelry startup, and most notably, founding an educational company geared towards advancing cognitive abilities in toddlers. Currently, Anuva is working as a reading intervention assessor for the University of Texas through the College of Education in addition to jumping on board the TREIA train.
Anuva received her BBA in Marketing from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Peter Kelly-Detwiler TREIA Storyteller in Residence; Energy Writer
With over 25 years of experience in the area of electric energy, retail power, and distributed energy assets. Mr. Kelly-Detwiler offers expertise in the areas of new technologies and the integration and interaction of on-site distributed assets with electricity markets. He is professionally active on a national level with energy companies, demand response providers, software developers, datacenter owners, and various energy start-ups. Mr. Kelly-Detwiler has written comprehensive research papers for clients on diverse topics such as the evolution of the solar industry and the relationship between data centers and global power markets. He is a frequent moderator and speaker at industry events, and offers professional workshops on the topic ranging from 3-12 hours. He also contributes regularly to Forbes.com and other publications focusing on topics related to disruptive innovation and the impact on the electricity industry.
Gaby Hoey TREIA Art Director
Although, not an original Austinite, Gaby Hoey has made Austin her home for quite a few years now. She has been creating since she was young and has been in the designing and art directing field for over 15 years. She is driven by a belief that design and creativity solves problems, making for a better user experience and a better world. Her innovative design, eye for detail, and design empathy has brought her international recognition and awards from Graphis, LogoLounge and more. She received her BFA in Communication Design at Texas State and has worked and collaborated with clients such as MSNBC, Boys & Girls Club of America, Chuy's, Lone Star Rail District and more.