Executive Director

Nina Orville

Nina Orville was named Executive Director at Sustainable Westchester in February of 2021.  Nina will be working toward forwarding the organization’s bold vision of clean energy and sustainability to continue to serve as a model in New York State, and beyond — with a sharp focus readdressing environmental inequities across the diverse county

Prior to her current position, Nina led Sustainable Westchester’s solar programs, including community solar and commercial solar acceleration. She previously directed the celebrated Solarize Westchester program with rooftop solar campaigns in partnership with 22 municipalities. Nina was also instrumental in the launch of the HeatSmart Westchester program, which brings clean heating solutions to Westchester communities.

Previously, as founding Executive Director of the Southern Westchester Energy Action Consortium, Nina contributed to the formation of Sustainable Westchester. Earlier in her career, she was a member of the management team of a $40 million community development venture capital fund.

Nina is a 15-year resident of Westchester and a member of the Dobbs Ferry Sustainability Task Force, where she served as chair for 10 years. She is on the board of the Westchester chapter of the New York League of Conservation Voters and is a member of the Advisory Board of Groundwork Hudson Valley. Nina also serves as a Co-Chair of the Energy Committee of the Mid-Hudson Regional Sustainability Coalition.