Agency Leadership

Dwayne McClinton



Dwayne McClinton – a proud United States Marine Corps veteran – has spent the past two decades working in renewables, utilities, and government affairs, amassing a wealth of multi-industry experience in the energy sector. In February 2023, his work ethic and knowledge of energy policy resulted in his appointment as Director of the Nevada Governor's Office of Energy by Gov. Joe Lombardo.

Prior to his appointment, he served as the Sr. Legislative Advisor for Southwest Gas Corporation, where he advised the company on federal, state, and local policies for the state of Nevada and California. McClinton was also Staff Project Manager and Manager of Operations for Granite Services, where he planned and executed all O&M and warranty activities and Regional Operations Manager for Gamesa North America, where he was responsible for the wind farm activity of over 500 megawatts and a multi-million-dollar annual budget.  

In 2017, McClinton was appointed by former Governor Brian Sandoval to the Nevada Commission on Mentoring, and he currently serves on the board of the Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC), Western Interstate Energy Board (WEIB), Western Regional Partnership (WRP), Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB), and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). He is also a member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) and 100 Black Men of Las Vegas. 


    Jeanne Stoneman


    Deputy Director

    Jeanne Stoneman is a Native Nevadan, a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration, a Senior Professional in Human Resources, and a Grants Management Specialist. Prior to her appointment by Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy Director Dwayne McClinton, Stoneman served the State of Nevada as an Energy Program Manager since 2021. Stoneman is driven by her dedication to aiding fellow Nevadans and is an active member of the Nevada Energy Code Collaborative, the Chairperson for the Nevada Housing Divisions Policy Advisory Council, as well as the co-chair of the Energy Services Coalition. Stoneman is an advocate for veterans, military spouses, and their families, and is passionate in volunteering for their many causes. Stoneman resides in Northern Nevada with her family and supports her Alma Mater by attending basketball and football home games. In addition, she enjoys volunteering to support Nevada youth in various capacities.