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Energy Trust of Oregon names new Chief Financial Officer

Mariet Steenkamp joins Energy Trust from Central City Concern

PORTLAND, Ore. — April 15, 2016 — Mariet Steenkamp has joined Energy Trust of Oregon as the nonprofit organization’s new Chief Financial Officer.

“Mariet brings with her a wealth of experience helping Portland nonprofits manage their budgets efficiently, including her work at one of Portland’s largest nonprofits, Central City Concern,” said Margie Harris, executive director, Energy Trust. “As our new CFO, Mariet will help Energy Trust uphold our record of transparency and accountability to the 1.5 million utility customers we serve.”

Steenkamp has 20 years of experience in finance and accounting, working in both for-profit accounting agencies and nonprofit environments. She spent nine years with Central City Concern working in multiple roles, including CFO, senior director of financial services and controller. Steenkamp will lead financial accounting, administration and human resources for Energy Trust, which designs and delivers programs to help residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers benefit from saving energy and generating renewable power.

“Energy Trust has an impressive record providing utility customers with low-cost, clean energy solutions,” said Steenkamp. “I look forward to helping the organization continue to deliver the cheapest and cleanest energy available to Oregonians.”

A certified public accountant, Steenkamp graduated from Linfield College in McMinnville with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Energy Trust of Oregon is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping utility customers benefit from saving energy and generating renewable power. Our services, cash incentives and energy solutions have helped participating customers of Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural and Cascade Natural Gas save $1.9 billion on energy bills. Our work helps keep energy costs as low as possible, creates jobs and builds a sustainable energy future. Learn more at or call 1-866-368-7878.

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