In Memoriam

It is with profound sadness that we report the death of the following members of the NESEA community. Please note that this information is only that which has been volunteered to us by colleagues, friends, and family.  

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d. December 3, 2019

The NESEA community mourns the passing of Bill Stillinger on December 3, 2019. Bill was a NESEA Board and Lifetime Member and the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Service Award for his work with the NESEA Board of Directors. Most recently, he was the External Affairs Manager of PV Squared, a worker-owned solar energy cooperative in Greenfield, MA.

d. February 17, 2019

The NESEA community mourns the passing of Jeff Skelskie on Febuary 17, 2019. Jeff was a longtime NESEA Member and a recipient of the 2009 NESEA Distinguished Service Award for his leadership in the Tour de Sol and Junior Solar Sprint. Jeff was on the board of SolarFest, active in the Granby Preservation Society and the Granby Energy Committee.

d. February 8, 2019

The NESEA community mourns the passing of Peter Talmage on Febuary 8, 2019. Peter was a longtime and active NESEA Member. He was a faculty member at Greenfield Community College where he taught in the Renewable Energy Department and a former member of the Northfield Energy Committee.

d. August 10, 2017

The NESEA community mourns the passing of Joe Bosworth on August 10, 2017. Joe was a longtime NESEA Member and chaired the 2013-14 NESEA Student Design Competition. Joe was the Managing Partner for Westbrook Farm and Team Lead for Cascade Woods.

d. December 27, 2016

The NESEA community mourns the passing of Doug Holmes on December 27, 2016. Doug was a NESEA Lifetime Member and lifelong learner. Doug worked for Polaroid for many years as a chemical engineer. In the second chapter of his professional life, he founded Minergy Associates, and worked as an independent consultant on a variety of renewable energy projects including hydrogen fuel cells, lithium batteries and solar photovoltaic products.

d. March 16, 2016

The NESEA community mourns the passing of Edmund Hazzard on March 16, 2016. Edmund was a long time NESEA Member. He served on the Grafton Historic Commission, Energy Committee, and the Hassanamesit Woods Committee.