Jared Duval has served as EAN’s Executive Director since March of 2017. Before leading EAN, Jared served as Economic Development Director at the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, where he was responsible for providing business support to working lands and green economy businesses across the state and helped to guide millions of dollars of state and federal investments in sustainable economic development via the Northern Border Regional Commission, the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative, and the Clean Energy Development Fund. Part of the ninth generation of his family to call Vermont home, Jared grew up in the Upper Connecticut River Valley and now lives in Montpelier with his wife, the Rev. Joan Javier-Duval and their five-year old son, Liam.
Locally, he serves as Vice Chair of the Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee. Jared also serves as Co-Chair of the Clean Energy Development Fund and is a Board member of both the Orton Family Foundation and the Public Assets Institute. Before moving back to Vermont, Jared was an author and Fellow with Demos, the New York based think tank. His first book, Next Generation Democracy: What the Open Source Revolution Means for Power, Politics, and Change, was published by Bloomsbury in 2010. He was also a contributor to the book A Renewable World: Policies, Practices & Technologies.
Jared holds degrees from Princeton University – Woodrow Wilson School (Master in Public Affairs – Domestic Policy, 2014), University of Cambridge (MPhil, Modern Society and Global Transformations, 2012), and Wheaton College, Massachusetts (Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude – Economics and Political Science, 2005).
Vermont Community Energy Dashboard Manager
Rob Fish is the Dashboard Manager for Energy Action Network. In this role, he manages Vermont’s one-stop-shop for energy information and resources: the Vermont Community Energy Dashboard. Rob has a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Vermont. He previously worked for the Vermont Council on Rural Development’s Digital Economy Project training nonprofits on the effective use of new online technology and he co-founded the nonprofit Food for Maine’s Future. Rob has been involved in community outreach and organizing in varying capacities for almost 20 years.