Advisory Council

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An Advisory Council has been selected by the MCEC Executive Director in consultation and with the approval of the Board of Directors. Members provide strategic guidance and counsel, represent the views of their sector, and help to mobilize and energize partners in their industries and communities on behalf of promoting clean energy.

The Advisory Council represents a broad range of energy and technology experts, financial and legal professionals, and community leaders – all of them clean energy advocates and champions eager to make Clean Energy a powerful economic force in Maryland.

Past Advisory Council Members

Susan Corry 
Energy Conservation Manager, Facilities Manager 
University of Maryland  Office of Sustainability 
Betsy Delozier 
Owner, Master Electrician 
Big D Electric 
Larisa Dobriansky 
Chief Business and Regulatory Innovations Officer 
General MicroGrids 
Allan Gorsuch 
ESMEC Energy Trust 
Donald Hanky 
Vice President 
The Whiting -Turner Contracting Co. 
Ed Hatcher 
The Hatcher Group 
Brent Hollenbeck 
Timberock Energy Solutions 
MD Smart Energy Corporation
Michael Mock 
Vice President, Industry Development 
The Electrical Alliance 
Rebecca Rush
Renewable Energy Stewardship 
Alan Scott 
Category Sourcing Senior Manager 
Haibin Sun 
Exelon Cooperation 
Barbara Bauman Tyran 
Director, Washington & State Relations 
Electric Power Research Institute 
Steve Welsh 
President & CEO 
Standard Energy Services 
Malcolm Woolf 
Senior VP, Policy & Government Affairs 
Advanced Energy Economy 
Fred Deluca 
Energy3, LLC 
Joanne Ivancic 
Executive Director
Advanced Biofuels, USA 
Andrew Kays 
Deputy Director 
Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority 
Connie Lausten 
cLausten LLC 
Vince Scarfo 
Chief Marketing Officer and Sales Officer 
Sabrina Bachman 
Director, Community-Maryland 
US Green Building Council, Maryland 
Dan Bresette 
Director of Government 
Alliance to Save Energy 
William Ellis 
Manager, Demand Side Management 
Pepco Holdings 
Allen Freifeld 
General Counsel SVP 
Viridity Energy 
Brian Funk 
Michael Giangrandi 
AJ Michaels 
Chris Kelley 
Vice President Energy Solutions 
Energetics Incoporated 
Bryan Levy
XChanger Companies 
Nandini Mouli 
eSai Consulting 
Nick Roros 
Outside Sales, Energy Efficiency 
Mobern Lighting 
Christopher Russell 
Visiting Fellow, Industrial
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Cherise Seals 
Business Development Manager, Regional Markets 
Alison Shea 
Account Executive 
Siemens Industry Inc. 
Brian Toll 
Brian Hager 
Manager, Central Approval Dept. 
Mariner Finance 
Eric Heintz 
Vice President 
M&T Bank 
Elizabeth Kaiga 
Director, Strategy & Client Development 
Claudia Meer 
Managing Director, Energy and Structured Finance 
Clark Construction 
Anders Pedersen 
Energy Specialist
World Bank 
Jeffrey Schub 
Executive Director 
Coalition for Green Capital 
Louis Stanley II 
Business Development 
Karl Gawell 
Geothermal Energy Association 
Jack Neil 
Jack Neil & Associates 
Adam Santry 
Allied Well Drilling/ Allied Environmental Services 
Rick Peters 
Solar Energy Services 
Grant Schmelzer 
Executive Director 
Yolanda Seabrooks 
Program Director 
Brian D Robertson Memorial Solar Schools Fund 
Nicole Steele
Executive Director
Grid Alternatives – Mid-Atlantic
Rob D. Wallace 
President and CEO 
Power 52 
Harry Warren 
CleanGrid Advisors, LLC 
Cary Bloyd 
Senior Staff Scientist, Electricity Infrastructure 
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 
Kevin Brown 
Senior Partner 
Hobbs & Towne Inc. 
Barry Cole 
Executive VP, Director-Technology Development 
OTEC International LLC 
M. Peder Maarbjerg 
Assistant Director  
Arjun Makhijani 
Institute for Energy & Environmental Research 
W. Kevin McTigue 
Senior Corporate VP 
Global Technical Systems 
Austin Montgomery 
Program Manager 
Carnegie Mellon University; Software Engineering Institute 
Robert Nicholson 
Institute for Energy & Environmental Research 
Mike Petito 
Commercial & Industrial Accounts Manager 
Sharp Energy 
Robert Glidewell 
Area Manager Government Relations & Business Relations 
Washington Gas 
Craig Goodman 

President & CEO 

National Energy Marketers Assoc. 

Michael Hilll 
General Counsel, Corporate Secretary 
Electricite de France 
John Jimison 
Managing Director 
Energy Future Coalition 
John Quinn 
Director of State Affairs
Richard Walsh 
Program Lead, Clean Energy Solutions 
WGL Energy 
Matthew Mullin 
President and CEO
High Street Strategies, LLC
Ted Atwood 
Director of the Baltimore City Energy Office 
Baltimore City 
Erica Bannerman 
Energy Manager 
Prince George's County Office of Central Services 
Paula Carmody 
People's Counsel 
Office of People's Counsel 
Shannon Moore 
Acting Manager 
Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources Frederic County Government 
Dan Rider 
Program Manager, Forest Stewarship & Utilization 
Maryland Department of Natural Resources