Mike Alaimo, Director of Environmental & Energy Affairs, is responsible for Chamber energy and environmental policies and initiatives. He is also responsible for staffing, organizing and directing the Chamber's policy advisory committee on energy and environment. Alaimo has nearly ten years of experience in government affairs - serving as a legislative director and association executive. In 2016, he left the Michigan Legislature to lead the trade association Clean Fuels Michigan as their first executive director. Most recently, he worked in multi-state advocacy for the Renewable Natural Gas Coalition. As a legislative director, Alaimo managed a diverse legislative agenda, excelled in coalition-building and worked extensively in several policy areas including energy, transportation, environment and healthcare. Under his leadership at Clean Fuels Michigan, he brought together the top companies and organizations in the region to push for policies that would improve the business climate and proliferation of clean transportation technologies.