Energy Action Network (EAN) consists of over 100 active members representing business and finance, utilities, non-profits, and higher education, along with over 100 local, state, and federal public partners. All EAN members share a mission of achieving Vermont’s 90% renewable by 2050 total energy commitment and of significantly reducing Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions in ways that create a more just, thriving, and sustainable future for Vermonters.

Business and Finance

  • 3E Thermal – Randy Drury, Fritz Fay
  • AllEarth Renewables – David Blittersdorf
  • Bee the Change – Mike Kiernan
  • Bourne’s Energy – Peter Bourne, Levi Bourne, Jim Kurrle
  • Black Bear Biodiesel – Jim Malloy
  • Building Energy – Russ Flanigan
  • Built by Newport – Dave Laforce
  • Butternut Mountain Farm – David Marvin, Ira Marvin, Emma Marvin
  • Casella – Joe Fusco
  • Catalyst Financial – Bob Barton, Marianne Barton
  • Catamount Solar – Kevin McCollister
  • C.T. Donovan Associates, Inc.  – Christine Donovan
  • Dynapower – Adam Knudsen, Richard Morin
  • EAPC Wind Energy – Robert Sherman
  • Eco-Equipment Supply, LLC – Steven Wisbaum
  • Encore – Chad Farrell, Phillip Foy, Derek Moretz, Chad Nichols
  • Energy Balance, Inc. – Andy Shapiro
  • Energy Co-op of Vermont – Brian Gray, John Quinney
  • Energy Futures Group – Richard Faesy, Gabrielle Stebbins, Dan Mellinger
  • Forward Thinking – Jeff Forward
  • Fresh Tracks Capital – Cairn Cross, Lee Bouyea
  • Gardener’s Supply – Jim Feinson
  • Grassroots Solar – Bill Laberge
  • Green Lantern Group – Luke Shullenberger, Bill Miller, Sam Carlson, Ralph Meima
  • KSV – Harrison Grubbs
  • Maclay Architects – Bill Maclay
  • MMR – Justin Johnson
  • Montpelier Construction – Malcolm Gray
  • National Life Group – Ross Sneyd, Charlie Maitland
  • New Leaf Design – Tom Perry
  • Norwich Solar Technologies – Jim Merriam, Joel Stettenheim, Martha Staskus
  • NRG Systems – Justin Wheating, Anna Grady
  • Optimal Energy – Elizabeth Chant
  • Packetized Energy –Kate Desrochers
  • Pellergy – Andy Boutin
  • Pomerleau Real Estate – Ernie Pomerleau
  • rbTechnologies – Rubin Bennett
  • Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) – Rich Cowart, Rick Weston, David Farnsworth
  • Reiss Building and Renovation – Chuck Reiss
  • Seventh Generation – Ashley Orgain
  • SunCommon – James Moore, Duane Peterson
  • Sunrun – Chris Rauscher
  • Sunwood Biomass – David Frank
  • Union Mutual Insurance – Michael Nobles
  • Vanesse Hangen Brustlin, Inc (VHB) – Carla Fenner
  • Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) – Sam Buckley
  • Vermont Housing and Finance Agency – Maura Collins
  • Vermont Wood Pellet Co. – Chris Brooks
  • VSECU – Rob Miller, Laurie Fielder, Simeon Chapin, Lisa LaSante

Non-Profits

  • Associated Industries of Vermont (AIV) – William Sayre
  • Audubon Vermont – David Mears, Margaret Fowle
  • Biomass Energy Resource Center – Adam Sherman
  • Building Performance Professionals Associations of Vermont – Jonathan Dancing, Malcolm Gray, Russ Flanigan, Chuck Reiss, Tom Perry
  • Capstone Community Action – Sue Minter, Paul Zabriskie
  • Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) – Dwight DeCoster
  • Conservation Law Foundation – Jen Duggan, Sandy Levine
  • Drive Electric Vermont (DEV) – David Roberts
  • Fairbanks Museum – Adam Kane
  • Fresh Energy (Minnesota) – Rob Davis
  • Intervale Center – Travis Marcotte
  • Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce – Tom Torti, Catherine Davis, Austin Davis
  • Local Motion – Karen Yacos
  • NeighborWorks of Western Vermont (NWWVT) – Ludy Biddle, Melanie Paskevich
  • New England Grassroots Environmental Fund (NEGEF) – Julia Dundorf
  • Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital – Laural Ruggles
  • Northern Forest Center – Rob Riley, Maura Adams, Joe Short
  • Public Assets Institute – Stephanie Yu
  • Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) – Olivia Campbell-Andersen, Lisa Cline
  • Shelburne Farms – Marshall Webb, Megan Camp
  • UVM Medical Center – Dawn LeBaron
  • The Nature Conservancy – Heather Furman, Phil Huffman, Lauren Oates, Eve Frankel
  • Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) – Jane Campbell, Dan Barlow
  • Vermont Climate and Health Alliance – Dan Quinlan
  • Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) – Paul Costello, Jenna Koloski, Jon Copans, Margaret McCoy
  • Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN) – Johanna Miller
  • Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) – Cara Robechek, Mariah Keagy, Stephen Knowlton, Andy Shapiro
  • Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) – Jim Madej, Damon Lane, Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur, Richard Donnelly, Justine Sears, Kelly Lucci, Barry Hulce
  • VT Independent Power Producers Association – Mathew Rubin
  • Vermont Interfaith Power and Light – Ron McGarvey, Sam Swanson, Betsy Hardy
  • Vermont Land Trust – Nick Richardson, Abby White
  • Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT) – Karen Horn, Abby Friedman
  • Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) – Brian Shupe, Johanna Miller, Kate McCarthy, Jamey Fidel, Ian Hitchcock
  • Vermont Passive House – Chris Clarke Miksic, Paul Sipple, Enrique Bueno
  • Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG) – Paul Burns, Ben Edgerly Walsh
  • Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) – Ellen Kahler, Janice St Onge, Christine McGowan, Jake Claro, Geoff Robertson
  • Vermont Vehicle and Automotive Distributors Association (VADA) – Marilyn Miller
  • Vital Communities – Tom Roberts, Sarah Brock, Bethany Fleishman

Utilities

  • Burlington Electric Department – Darren Springer, Mike Kanarick, Jennifer Green, Tom Lyle, Chris Burns, Mike Russom
  • Efficiency Vermont (EVT) – Rebecca Foster, Dan Reilly, Sarah Wolfe
  • Green Mountain Power (GMP) – Mari McClure, Brian Otley, Robert Dostis, Kristin Carlson, Josh Castonguay, Jeff Monder
  • Hardwick Electric Department – Mary Westervelt
  • Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) – Tom Dunn, Kerrick Johnson, Colin Owyang, Mark Sciarotta, Lou Cecere, Shana Louiselle
  • Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) – Rebecca Towne, Andrea Cohen, Jake Brown
  • Vermont Gas – Don Rendall, Tom Murray, Lauren Grimley, Tiana Smith
  • Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) – Ken Nolan, Melissa Bailey
  • Washington Electric Co-op (WEC) – Patty Richards, Barry Bernstein, Roger Fox

Higher Education

  • Champlain College – Neale Lunderville
  • Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business – April Salas
  • Goddard College – Catherine Lowther
  • Middlebury College – Diane Munroe, Dan Suarez
  • Norwich University, Center for Global Resilience and Security – Tara Kulkarni
  • University of Vermont (UVM) – Jon Erickson, Richard Watts, Amy Seidl, Abby Bleything
  • UVM Extension – Chuck Ross, Sidney Bosworth, Sarah Tichonuk
  • UVM Gund Institute – Taylor Ricketts, Jeannine Valcour, Eric Zencey
  • UVM Vermont Clean Cities Coalition– Peggy O’Neill-Vivanco
  • Vermont Law School – Thomas McHenry, Kevin Jones
  • Vermont Technical College – Pat Moulton

Public Partners

Local

  • Legislators: Vermont’s State Representatives and Senators
  • Town Energy Committees: Town Energy Committees from across Vermont
  • Cities: Burlington (Mayor Miro Weinberger), Montpelier (Mayor Anne Watson), South Burlington (Paul Conner, Director of Sustainability); Hartford (Geoff Martin, Sustainability Coordinator)

Regional

  • Regional Development Corporations – Adam Grinold (Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation), Dave Snedeker, Alison Low (Northern Vermont Development Association)
  • Regional Planning Commissions – Adam Lougee (Addison), Peter Gregory (Two Rivers Ottauquechee), Jim Sullivan (Bennington County), Melanie Needle and Charlie Baker (Chittenden), Catherine Dimitruck (Northwest), Dave Snedeker and Alison Low (Northern Vermont Development Association), Chris Campany and Marion Major (Windham), Bonnie Waninger (Central Vermont)
  • Green Mountain Transit Regional Transit Authority– Jenn Wood

State

  • Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets – Anson Tebbetts, Diane Bothfeld Alex DePillis
  • Agency of Commerce and Community Development –Ted Brady, Ken Jones
  • Agency of Natural Resources – Julie Moore, Peter Walke, Billy Coster
  • Agency of Transportation – Joe Flynn, Michele Boomhauer, Dan Dutcher
  • Dept of Buildings and General Services – Chris Cole
  • Dept of Environmental Conservation – Emily Boedecker, Heidi Hales, Collin Smythe, Megan O’Toole
  • Dept of Financial Regulation – Michael Pieciak
  • Dept of Forests, Parks and Recreation – Michael Snyder, Sam Lincoln, Paul Frederick, Emma Hanson
  • Public Service Department – June Tierney, Riley Allen, Ed McNamara, TJ Poore, Anne Margolis, Andrew Perchlik, Maria Fischer, Phillip Picotte, Ed Delhagen, Kelly Launder
  • Vermont Public Utility Commission- Anthony Z. Roisman, Margaret Cheney, Sarah Hofmann, Tom Knauer
  • Vermont Housing and Conservation Board – Gus Seelig, Jen Hollar, Craig Peltier
  • Vermont Center for Geographic Information (VCGI) – John Adams, Tim Terway
  • Vermont Lieutenant Governor – David Zuckerman
  • Vermont State Treasurer – Beth Pearce

Federal

  • Office of Congressman Peter Welch – Rebecca Ellis
  • Office of Senator Bernie Sanders – Haley Pero
  • Office of Senator Patrick Leahy – Tom Berry, Chris Saunders
  • USDA Rural Development, VT/NH Office – Jon-Michael Muise, Ben Doyle, Ken Yearman

To learn more about getting involved, contact EAN.

 

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