To Be Appointed
David Noble
Deputy Director
Mr. Noble joined the Governor's Office of Energy in July 2017. As Deputy Director, he is responsible for the overall daily operations of the Office. His background includes nearly 20 years of experience in utility regulation, working as a Commissioner, Hearings Officer, and Attorney for the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. Mr. Noble received his B.A. in International Relations (Environmental Studies focus) from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Loyola Law School (Los Angeles). He is admitted to practice law in Nevada and California.
John Fairman
Management Analyst

Mr. Fairman joined the Governor’s Office of Energy in July 2014. His focus is on various energy facilities and management programs, including electric transmission projects, electric imbalance markets, commercial retrofits, and energy management programs, including coordination among federal, state, and local agencies. He previously worked as a Project Manager in the Information Services Department of the Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy. He has 20 years of extensive energy and utility experience with Sierra Pacific Power Company (NV Energy) in various capacities, including Senior Engineer/Analyst, primarily with the Regulatory Affairs, and Natural Gas Purchasing/Transportation departments. He has five years of finance and risk-based modeling experience as a Strategic Planning Analyst with Employers Insurance Company of Nevada in Reno. Mr. Fairman holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno and a M.S. in Industrial Administration from Purdue University. He is a registered Professional Civil Engineer in California and a Nevada State Certified Contract Manager.

Laura Wickham
Program Manager

Ms. Wickham joined the Governor's Office of Energy in February 2015. As Program Manager she oversees the Renewable Energy Tax Abatement Program, Revolving Loans, DEAL and serves as a C-PACE resource for the State of Nevada. Prior to joining GOE, Ms. Wickham ran a paralegal business for 7 years, where she specialized in bankruptcy and served attorneys across the United States. She is a Certified Contract Manager and has expertise as an interpreter and document translation. She attended Western Nevada College and has an Associates Degree in Applied Science.  

Mark Brady
Program Manager
Mr. Brady joined the Governor's Office of Energy in April 2017 as its Energy Efficiency Specialist. He is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing Energy Office programs, including tracking energy use in state-owned buildings and promoting efforts aimed at reducing energy consumption throughout the state. He has previously worked at the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources as well as at the Oregon Department of Energy. He has a M.Sc. in Energy from the University of Auckland, and a B.S. from the University of Nevada, Reno in Computer Science. He is certified as a Building Analyst Professional by the Building Performance Institute.
Robin Yochum
Program Manager

Ms. Isaacs joined the Governor's Office of Energy in July 2016, where she initially served as Administrative Assistant. In March 2017, she was promoted to Management Analyst, and in April 2018 she was promoted to Energy Programs Manager and is responsible for the oversight and administration of the Green Building Tax Abatement program, IECC code adoption, and the HEROS program. Prior to joining GOE, Ms. Isaacs created, implemented and managed a back office production center for an Escrow and Title company. Her background includes 20 years of experience in residential and commercial title and escrow transactions, employee development and management of an office.

Patricia Malloy
Administrative Assistant
Ms. Malloy joined the Governor’s Office of Energy in July 2017 after her Administrative Assistant assignment at the Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety and the Nevada Highway Patrol.  As the Administrative Assistant, she facilitates all meetings for the Director, manages the front office and the GOE’s internship program.  Her background includes 35 years of experience in administrative support.  In her spare time Ms. Malloy enjoys spending time with her family and friends and volunteering for the local community.