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.


  • 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
  • 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 – Jason Van Driesche, Ross Saxton
  • NeighborWorks of Western Vermont (NWWVT) – Ludy Biddle, Melanie Paskevich
  • New England Grassroots Environmental Fund (NEGEF) – Julia Dundorf
  • Northern Forest Center – Rob Riley, Maura Adams, Joe Short
  • Public Assets Institute – Stephanie Yu
  • Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) – Olivia Campbell-Andersen, Ansley Bloomer
  • Shelburne Farms – Megan Camp
  • UVM Medical Center – Dawn LeBaron
  • The Nature Conservancy – Heather Furman, Phil Huffman
  • 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
  • Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) – Jim Madej, Christine Donovan, David Hill, Damon Lane, Jennifer Wallace-Brodeur, Richard Donnelly, Justine Sears, Zoe Erdman, Kerrick Johnson, Kelly Lucci
  • Vermont Interfaith Power and Light – Richard Hibbert, Sam Swanson, Betsy Hardy
  • Vermont Land Trust – Nick Richardson
  • 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 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
  • Vital Communities – Tom Roberts, Sarah Brock


  • Burlington Electric Department – Darren Springer, Mike Kanarick, Jennifer Green, Tom Lyle, Chris Burns
  • Efficiency Vermont (EVT) – Rebecca Foster, Barry Hulce, Abby White
  • Green Mountain Power (GMP) – Mary Powell, Brian Otley, Robert Dostis, Kristin Carlson, Josh Castonguay
  • Hardwick Electric Department – Mary Westervelt
  • Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) – Tom Dunn, Colin Owyang, Mark Sciarotta, Lou Cecere
  • Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) – Rebecca Towne, Andrea Cohen, Jake Brown
  • Vermont Gas – Don Rendall, Tom Murray, Lauren Hammer
  • 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 – Donald Laackman
  • 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
  • Pace Law School Energy and Climate Center – Sam Swanson
  • 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
  • Vermont Law School – Thomas McHenry, Kevin Jones, Christa Schute
  • Vermont Technical College – Pat Moulton

Business and Finance

  • 3E Thermal – Scott Campbell
  • AllEarth Renewables – David Blittersdorf, Nick Charyk
  • Bee the Change – Mike Kiernan
  • Bourne’s Energy – Peter Bourne
  • 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
  • Dynapower – Adam Knudsen, Richard Morin
  • EAPC Wind Energy – Robert Sherman
  • 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 – Tim Shea
  • New Leaf Design – Tom Perry
  • Norwich Solar Technologies – Jim Merriam
  • NRG Systems – Justin Wheating, Anna Grady
  • Optimal Energy – Elizabeth Chant
  • Packetized Energy – Scott Johnstone, Kate Desrochers
  • Pellergy – Andy Boutin
  • Pomerleau Real Estate – Ernie Pomerleau
  • 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 – Nathan Wyeth
  • Sunwood Biomass – David Frank
  • Union Mutual Insurance – Michael Nobles
  • Vanesse Hangen Brustlin, Inc (VHB) – Carla Fenner
  • Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) – Jo Bradley
  • Vermont Housing and Finance Agency – Maura Collins
  • Vermont Wood Pellet Co. – Chris Brooks
  • VSECU – Rob Miller, Laurie Fielder, Simeon Chapin

Public Partners


  • 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 Development Corporations – Adam Grinold (Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation), Dave Snedeker, Alison Low (Northern Vermont Development Association)
  • Regional Planning Commissions – Adam Lougee (Addison), Dee Gish and 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)


  • Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets – Anson Tebbetts, Diane Bothfeld
  • Agency of Commerce and Community Development – Michael Schirling, Ted Brady
  • Agency of Natural Resources – Julie Moore, Peter Walke
  • Agency of Transportation – Joe Flynn
  • Dept of Buildings and General Services – Chris Cole
  • Dept of Environmental Conservation – Emily Boedecker
  • Dept of Financial Regulation – Michael Pieciak
  • Dept of Forests, Parks and Recreation – Michael Snyder, Sam Lincoln
  • Dept of Public Service – June Tierney, Riley Allen
  • Vermont Housing and Conservation Board – Gus Seelig, Jen Hollar
  • Vermont Center for Geographic Information (VCGI) – John Adams, Tim Terway
  • Vermont State Treasurer – Beth Pearce


  • 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

To learn more about getting involved, contact EAN.


Contact EAN

  • Jared Duval

    Jared Duval

    Executive Director
  • Robert Fish

    Rob Fish

    Energy Dashboard Manager
  • Carolyn Wesley

    Carolyn Wesley

    Network Manager
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