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Leadership

We are led by a board of directors made up of non-stakeholder volunteers drawn from communities across Oregon and from a variety of industries. The board sets our strategic direction, policies and budget and offers independent perspectives. Two stakeholder advisory councils provide insight and ideas for board consideration.

Our staff brings expertise and creativity to manage planning, program oversight, reporting, customer service, training, stakeholder engagement, quality control and market feedback. Led by an eight-member Management Team, Energy Trust values collaboration to achieve lasting clean energy results for our customers.

The board carries out its oversight role through several committees.
View agendas and packets for upcoming meetings, and materials and minutes from past meetings.

Roger
Roger Hamilton
President
Alan
Alan Meyer
Vice President
Susan
Susan Brodahl
Treasurer
Mark
Mark Kendall
Secretary
Melissa
Melissa Cribbins
Ernesto
Ernesto Fonseca
Lindsey
Lindsey Hardy
Anne
Anne Haworth Root
Debbie
Debbie Kitchin
Eddie
Eddie Sherman
Steve
Steve Bloom
Ex-officio
Janine
Janine Benner
Oregon Department of Energy

The Conservation Advisory Council is comprised of interest groups and stakeholders with strong experience in energy efficiency. Each member is approved by the board Policy Committee. The council assists the board in developing the strategic plan, and assists staff with implementing key elements of the strategic plan, and the annual budget and action plans.

Board members in attendance:
Lindsey Hardy
Alan Meyer

All meetings are open to the public, and agendas and Conservation Advisory Council meeting notes are posted online.

The board-adopted charter for the Conservation Advisory Council is available in the March 2007 board packet.

JP Batmale
Oregon Public Utility Commission
Holly Braun
NW Natural
Warren Cook
Oregon Department of Energy
Tony Galuzzo
representing Building Owners and Managers Association
Will Gehrke
Citizens’ Utility Board of Oregon
Wendy Gerlitz
Northwest Energy Coalition
Danny Grady
City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Kari Greer
Pacific Power
Charlie Grist
Northwest Power and Conservation Council
Julia Harper
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Jason Klotz
Portland General Electric
Lisa McGarity
Avista
Kerry Meade
Northwest Energy Efficiency Council
Dave Moody
Bonneville Power Administration
Tyler Pepple
representing Industrial Customers of Northwest Utilities
Al Spector
Cascade Natural Gas

The Renewable Energy Advisory Council is comprised of interest groups and stakeholders with strong experience in renewable energy. Each member is approved by the board Policy Committee. The council assists the board in developing the strategic plan, and assists staff with implementing key elements of the strategic plan, and the annual budget and action plans.

Board members in attendance:
Alan Meyer
Ernesto Fonseca

All meetings are open to the public, and Renewable Energy Advisory Council agendas and meeting notes are posted online.

The board-adopted charter for the Renewable Energy Advisory Council is available in the March 2007 board packet.

Erik Anderson
Pacific Power
JP Batmale
Oregon Public Utility Commission
Jason Busch
Oregon Wave Energy Trust
Bruce Barney
Portland General Electric
Kendra Hubbard
Solar Energy Industries Association
Suzanne Leta
SunPower
Michael O'Brien
Renewable Northwest
Les Perkins
Farmers Irrigation District
Adam Schultz
Oregon Department of Energy
Frank Vignola
Solar Monitoring, University of Oregon
Dick Wanderscheid
Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Management Team

Michael Colgrove
Executive Director
Scott Clark
Director of IT
Amber Cole
Director of Communications and Customer Service
Fred Gordon
Director of Planning and Evaluation
Steve Lacey
Director of Operations
Debbie Menashe
General Counsel
Peter West
Director of Energy Programs

Team Leads

Mike Bailey
PE, Engineering Manager
Tom Beverly
Trade Ally Network Manager
Karen Chase
Southern Oregon Outreach Manager
Phil Degens
Evaluation Manager
Sue Fletcher
Senior Communications and Customer Service Manager
Susan Badger Jones
Eastern Oregon Outreach Manager
Betsy Kauffman
Renewable Energy Sector Lead
Oliver Kesting
Commercial Sector Lead
Spencer Moersfelder
Planning Manager
Amanda Potter
Industry and Agriculture Sector Lead
Thad Roth
Residential Sector Lead
Cameron Starr
Senior Customer Service Strategies Manager
Jay Ward
Senior Community Relations Manager