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 sector 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, Ed Fox
  • Casella – Joe Fusco
  • Catalyst Financial – Bob Barton, Marianne Barton
  • Catamount Solar – Kevin McCollister
  • C.T. Donovan Associates, Inc.  – Christine Donovan
  • Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC –  Will Dodge
  • Dunkiel – Saunders | Elliott | Raubvogel | Hand – Geoff Hand
  • Dynapower – Adam Knudsen, Richard Morin
  • Eco-Equipment Supply, LLC – Steven Wisbaum
  • Encore – Chad Farrell, Phillip Foy, Derek Moretz, Chad Nichols, Kate Desrochers
  • Energy Balance, Inc. – Andy Shapiro
  • Energy Co-op of Vermont – Brian Gray
  • Energy Futures Group – Richard Faesy, Chris Neme, Gabrielle Stebbins, Dan Mellinger, David Hill
  • Forward Thinking – Jeff Forward
  • Fresh Tracks Capital – Cairn Cross, Lee Bouyea
  • Grassroots Solar – Bill Laberge
  • Green Lantern Group – Luke Shullenberger, Bill Miller, Sam Carlson, Ralph Meima, David Carpenter
  • KSV – Harrison Grubbs
  • Maclay Architects – Bill Maclay
  • MMR (MacLean Meehan & Rice) – Justin Johnson
  • Montpelier Construction – Malcolm Gray
  • National Life Group – Charlie Maitland
  • New Leaf Design – Tom Perry
  • Northam Forest Carbon Tim Stout
  • Norwich Solar Technologies – Jim Merriam, Joel Stettenheim, Martha Staskus, Jacob Flanigan
  • NRG Systems – Justin Wheating
  • Packetized Energy – Paul Hines, Bonnie Pratt
  • Pellergy – Andy Boutin
  • Pomerleau Real Estate – Ernie Pomerleau
  • Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) – Rich Cowart, Rick Weston, David Farnsworth, Nancy Seidman
  • Reiss Building and Renovation – Chuck Reiss
  • Seventh Generation – Ashley Orgain
  • Stone Environmental, Inc. – Barbara Patterson, Nick Floersch, John Hanzas, Carleigh Cricchi
  • SunCommon – James Moore, Duane Peterson
  • Sunrun – Chris Rauscher
  • Sunwood Biomass – David Frank
  • Tied Branch Clean Energy Consulting Ryan Lamberg
  • Vanesse Hangen Brustlin, Inc (VHB) – Carla Fenner 
  • Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) – Sam Buckley
  • Vermont Energy Contracting & Supply Corp. – Mark Stephenson
  • Vermont Green Building Network – Jenna Antonino DiMare
  • Vermont Housing and Finance Agency (VHFA) – Maura Collins, Chris Flannery, Ken Pulido
  • Vermont Wood Pellet Co. – Chris Brooks
  • VSECU – Rob Miller, Laurie Fielder, Simeon Chapin, Lisa LaSante, Valerie Beaudin

Non-Profits

  • American Institute of Architects Vermont (AIA VT) – Sarah O Donnell, Catherine Lange
  • Associated Industries of Vermont (AIV) – William Sayre
  • Audubon Vermont – David Mears, Margaret Fowle
  • Biomass Energy Resource Center (BERC) – Adam Sherman
  • Building Performance Professionals Associations of Vermont (BPPA) – Jonathan Dancing, Malcolm Gray, Russ Flanigan, Chuck Reiss, Tom Perry
  • Capstone Community Action – Sue Minter, Paul Zabriskie, Amanda Carlson, Liz Sharf, Sam Hunt
  • Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) – Paul Dragon, Virginie Diambou, Dwight DeCoster
  • Climate Economy Action Center of Addison County – Spencer Putnam, Richard Hopkins
  • Conservation Law Foundation – Elena Mihaly, Chase Whiting, Dale Azaria
  • Drive Electric Vermont (DEV) – David Roberts
  • Fairbanks Museum – Adam Kane
  • Intervale Center – Travis Marcotte
  • Lake Champlain Chamber – Tom Torti, Catherine Davis, Austin Davis
  • Local Motion – Karen Yacos
  • NeighborWorks of Western Vermont (NWWVT) – Heather Starzynski, Melanie Paskevich
  • New England Grassroots Environmental Fund (NEGEF) – Bart Westdijk
  • Northern Forest Center – Rob Riley, Maura Adams, Joe Short
  • Old Spokes Home – Jon Copans
  • Preservation Trust of Vermont – Ben Doyle, Jackson Evans
  • Public Assets Institute – Stephanie Yu, Paul Cillo
  • Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) – Peter Sterling, Jonathan Dowds, Kit Price
  • ReSOURCE Thomas Longstreth, Pam Laser
  • Rights and Democracy – Kiah Morris, Dan Fingas, Tom Proctor, Alison Nihart
  • Shelburne Farms – Marshall Webb, Megan Camp
  • Sustainable Heating Education Outreach – Jeff Rubin
  • Sustainable Montpelier Coalition – Elizabeth Parker, Laura Brooke 
  • Sustainable Woodstock – Michael Caduto, Jenevra Wetmore
  • The Nature Conservancy – Heather Furman, Lauren Oates, Eve Frankel
  • Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) – Roxanne Vought, Jordan Giaconia
  • Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL) – Peter Johnke
  • Vermont Climate and Health Alliance – Dan Quinlan
  • Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) – Brian Lowe, Jessica Savage, Laura Calvin Bailey, Jenna Koloski,  Margaret McCoy
  • Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN) – Johanna Miller, Greta Hasler
  • Vermont Energy Education Program (VEEP) – Mariah Keagy
  • Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) – Rebecca Foster, Damon Lane, Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur, Justine Sears, Jay Pilliod
  • VT Independent Power Producers Association – Mathew Rubin
  • Vermont Interfaith Power and Light – Ron McGarvey, Richard Hibbert, Sam Swanson
  • Vermont Land Trust (VLT) – Nick Richardson, Abby White
  • Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT) – Ted Brady, Abby Friedman, Karen Horn
  • Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) – Brian Shupe, Johanna Miller, Jamey Fidel, Kati Gallagher
  • Vermont Passive House – Chris Clarke Miksic, Paul Sipple, Enrique Bueno
  • Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG) – Paul Burns, Ben Edgerly Walsh, Sebbi Wu, Liam O’Sullivan, Tom Hughes
  • 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
  • Vermont Works for Women Rhoni Basden
  • Vital Communities –  Sarah Brock, Anna Guenther

Utilities

  • Burlington Electric Department – Darren Springer, Mike Kanarick, Jennifer Green, Tom Lyle, Chris Burns, Mike Russom, Amber Widmayer
  • Efficiency Vermont (EVT) – Peter Walke, Kelly Lucci, Dan Reilly, Sarah Wolfe, Jake Marin, Hillary Andrews
  • Green Mountain Power (GMP) – Mari McClure, Liz Miller, Brian Otley, Robert Dostis, Kristin Carlson, Josh Castonguay, Graham Turk, Kristin Kelly, Maria Fischer, Doug Smith, Chris Cole
  • Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) – Tom Dunn, Kerrick Johnson, Mark Sciarotta, Shana Louiselle
  • Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) – Rebecca Towne, Andrea Cohen, Jake Brown
  • Vermont Gas – Neale Lunderville, Dylan Giambatista, Jill Pfenning, Tom Murray, Richard Donnelly, Chris Charuk, Greg Morse, Tim Perrin
  • Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) – Ken Nolan, Julia Leopold
  • Washington Electric Co-op (WEC) – Louis Porter, Bill Powell, Roger Fox, Stephen Knowlton

Higher Education

  • Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business – April Salas, Melody Brown Burkins
  • Goddard College – Catherine Lowther
  • Middlebury College – Diane Munroe, Dan Suarez, Jon Isham, Mez Baker-Medard
  • Northern Vermont University – Jason Shafer
  • Norwich University, Center for Global Resilience and Security – Tara Kulkarni
  • University of Vermont (UVM) – Jon Erickson, Richard Watts, Amy Seidl, Abby Bleything
  • UVM Extension – Sidney Bosworth, Sarah Tichonuk
  • UVM Gund Institute – Taylor Ricketts, Jeannine Valcour, Stephen Posner
  • UVM Transportation Research Center (TRC) –  Greg Rowangould, Dana Rowangould
  • UVM Vermont Clean Cities Coalition – Peggy O’Neill-Vivanco
  • Vermont Law School – Kevin Jones
  • Vermont Technical College – Pat Moulton, Dan Costin

Public Sector 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)

Regional

  • Regional Planning Commissions & Regional Development Corporations – Adam Lougee, Andrew L’Roe (Addison), Peter Gregory, Geoff Martin, Steven Bauer (Two Rivers Ottauquechee), Jim Sullivan, Allison Strohl (Bennington County), Melanie Needle, Charlie Baker, Marshall Distel (Chittenden), Catherine Dimitruck, Linda Blasch (Northwest), Dave Snedeker, Alison Low, Irene Nagle (Northern Vermont Development Association), Chris Campany, Marion Major, Colin Bratton (Windham), Bonnie Waninger, Zachary Mia, Sam Lash  (Central Vermont), Adam Grinold (Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation)
  • Green Mountain Transit Regional Transit Authority – Chris Damiani, Jamie Smith
  • Tri-Valley Transit – Mike Riderer

State

  • Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets – Anson Tebbetts, Diane Bothfeld, Alex DePillis
  • Agency of Commerce and Community Development – Lindsay Kurrle, Ken Jones, Laura Trieschmann
  • Agency of Natural Resources – Julie Moore, Billy Coster, Jane Lazorchak, Ed McNamara
  • Agency of Transportation – Joe Flynn, Michele Boomhauer, Andrea Wright, Patrick Murphy, Ross McDonald, Dan Currier
  • Department of Buildings and General Services – Brian Sewell
  • Department of Environmental Conservation – Heidi Hales, Collin Smythe, Megan O’Toole, Brian Woods
  • Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation – Michael Snyder, Sam Lincoln, Paul Frederick
  • Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) – Low Income Weatherization – Sarah Phillips, Geoff Wilcox
  • Department of Labor (DOL) – Sarah Buxton, Mathew Barewicz
  • Public Service Department – June Tierney, TJ Poor, Melissa Bailey, Lou Cecere, Anne Margolis, Andrew Perchlik, Phillip Picotte, Ed Delhagen, Kelly Launder, Claire McIlvennie
  • Vermont Public Utility Commission- Anthony Roisman, Riley Allen, Margaret Cheney, Tom Knauer
  • Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) – Gus Seelig, Jen Hollar, Craig Peltier
  • Vermont Center for Geographic Information (VCGI) – John Adams, Tim Terway
  • Vermont State Treasurer – Beth Pearce

Federal

  • Office of Congressman Peter Welch – Rebecca Ellis
  • Office of Senator Bernie Sanders – Haley Pero, Ethan Hinch, Camila Thorndike, Erhard Mahnke
  • Office of Senator Patrick Leahy – Tom Berry
  • USDA Rural Development, VT/NH Office – Sarah Waring, Jon-Michael Muise, Ken Yearman

EAN Core Funders

  • Maverick Lloyd Foundation
  • Green New Fund
  • High Meadows Fund
  • Sustainable Future Fund
  • Canaday Family Trust
  • Vermont Low Income Trust for Electricity (VLITE)
  • Ittleson Foundation
  • Bonwood Social Investments

To learn more about getting involved, contact EAN.

 

Contact EAN

  • Jared Duval

    Jared Duval

    Executive Director
    802‑829‑7421   jduval@eanvt.org
  • Cara Robechek

    Cara Robechek

    Deputy Dir. & Network Manager
    802-552-8450   cara@eanvt.org
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