Robin Reich founded Solstice Alaska Consulting, Inc., has more than 18 years of experience in environmental permitting and planning and public involvement. She has completed environmental documents and permitted projects in the Aleutians, Y-K Delta, North Slope, and Southcentral Alaska. Most recently, she led permitting activities on wind projects in Mekoryuk, Toksook, Shaktoolik, and Emmonak. Reich has also been responsible for reviewing existing wind farm projects to ensure that environmental mitigation measures agreed to during permitting (including bird strike studies and tower diversions) have been completed in Savoonga, Gambell, and Quinhagak. Reich grew up in Bethel, Alaska, and having worked on technical and sometimes controversial projects, she is well aware of the issues and challenges surrounding renewable energy projects in Alaska.