Bryant Jones, Ph.D.Geothermal Rising (GR) Executive Director
Dr. Bryant Jones is the Executive Director of Geothermal Rising. Geothermal Rising (GR) serves to build community and empower the geothermal industry by aligning all geothermal technologies and applications. GR is a nonprofit community organizer, research organization, and educational association. Bryant has 20 years of experience advancing public policy at federal, state, and local levels. His career has taken him from Idaho to Vermont, abroad to China, Ukraine, Mongolia, Germany, Chile, the UAE, Namibia, and from Capitol Hill down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House and over to the U.S. Department of State. His academic research explores social, policy, organizational structure, and collective action reasons that energy technologies remain stagnant and how these hurdles—that prevent technological adoption—can be reduced and eliminated.