Board of Directors Committees
The Development Committee supports NESEA’s fundraising activities by assisting the NESEA staff and Board in cultivating relationships with individuals and organizations who might assist or support NESEA. The Committee serves as a resource for staff and Board in exploring, assessing and implementing funding, contracting, Planned Giving, and outreach opportunities.
Loic Chappoz, NYSERDA
Kathy Fisher, Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI)
Andrew Webster, StudioWEBSTER
The Governance Committee ensures effective board processes, structures and roles; reviews issues that arise and makes recommendations to the Board.
The Finance Committee oversees development of the budget; ensures accurate tracking/monitoring/accountability for funds; ensures adequate financial controls; reviews major grants as appropriate. Traditionally, the Committee is chaired by the Board Treasurer.
Tom Konrad, Altenergy Stocks
Fortunat Mueller, ReVision Energy
Matthew Root, Integrated Eco Strategy
Larry Sherwood, Interstate Renewable Energy Council
The Executive Committee consists of the NESEA Board Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. Executive Committee members are elected annually by the NESEA Board of Directors. They work with the Executive Director to oversee operations of the board; often acting on behalf of the board during on-demand activities that occur between meetings, and later presenting these acts for full board review.
Arlen Li, HGA
The Nominating Committee identifies needed board member skills; recruits new members and suggests potential members at a fall Board meeting in advance of the November/December Board election; and orients new members, and conducts exit interviews of departing board members.
Andrea Mancino, Bright Power
Ben Southworth, Garland Mill