Lynn Billman

Retired from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Lynn L. Billman retired in September 2013 from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), a Department of Energy laboratory located in Golden, Colorado. During more than 26 years of dedicated service, Lynn’s work spanned all technology and mission areas in support of NREL executive management, state and local deployment, Department of Energy program planning, and strategic energy and research analysis. As a senior project leader, she led a large team to provide technical assistance in all areas of energy during the rebuilding of Greensburg, Kansas, as a model green community, following a devastating tornado. As Laboratory Institutional Planner, she led the development of NREL’s sustainability initiative, strategic research initiatives, and the Grand Vision for the Campus of the 21st Century. Her last six years at NREL were spent leading a team of young professionals in analysis of energy policies, markets, and jobs and economic impacts.

Lynn has been an active member of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) since 2003. ASA is a fellowship of Christian working in mainstream science, founded in 1941. In 2012, she was elected to the national council for ASA and began serving her five-year term in 2013. Also in 2013, she conceived and launched Christian Women in Science, an ASA affiliate group, to support Christian women in their science education and careers.

Lynn graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with Highest Honors at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1975 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Lynn lives in Lakewood, Colorado, with her German shepherd Toby, and can be reached at