Alycia Gilde is the project leader for the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) and Northeast Representative for CALSTART. CALSTART is a national non-profit organization dedicated to growing the clean transportation industry to improve air quality, economic development and sustainability. Alycia currently oversees CALSTART’s east coast initiatives including the management of NYSERDA’s $19 million incentive program to advance clean vehicle technologies in New York.
Prior to CALSTART, Alycia led some of the nation’s largest transportation emission reduction programs including; the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Clean Trucks Programs and Clean Air Action Plan, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Regional Truck Replacement Program, Hunts Point Clean Trucks Program and a number of clean air community programs in NYC. Alycia graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.A. in Global Environmental Mass Media and served in the Peace Corps for two years in Ghana, West Africa as an Environment Volunteer and as the National Gender and Youth Development Coordinator.