Ms. Dykema was appointed Director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy by Governor Brian Sandoval in October 2015. In her role as Director, she is responsible for directing, managing, and overseeing energy policy development, as well as the daily operations, legislative relations, and staff activities of the office.
Prior to her service at the Governor’s Office of Energy, Ms. Dykema worked as Business Development Manager at Ormat Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the geothermal industry, where she managed project development including transmission and interconnection processes, power purchase agreements, bid management and federal, state, and local permitting. Before Ormat, she worked as a Project Developer at Third Planet Windpower, LLC, where she managed wind project development in CA, NV, UT and TX.
Ms. Dykema earned a Master of Science in Natural Resources Law Studies from University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Political Science from Michigan State University.