The Energy Vision Advisory Committee (EVAC) is charged by the Board with reviewing and providing feedback on the Clean Energy Partnership’s biennial work plan and measurement and performance reports; providing feedback on special initiatives as requested by the Board; and communicating to members’ respective constituencies about EVAC and Board decisions and activities.  The work of EVAC is critical to the success of the Clean Energy Partnership. EVAC members for 2017-2018 term are:

Member Ward Organization
Louis Alemayehu 3 Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs ( HECUA)
Cameran Bailey 1 Yucatan Solar, LLC/ Soltec Renewable Energies
Timothy DenHerder-Thomas 9 Cooperative Energy Futures
Trevor Drake 7 Great Plains Institute
John Farrell 11 Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Abby Finis 9 CR Planning / Great Plains Institute
Timothy Gaetz N/A Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
Matt Kazinka 9 Lake Street Council
Kevin Lewis N/A Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) of Greater Minneapolis
Patty O’Keefe 10 MN350
Rebecca Olson 3 Neighborhood Energy Connection
Julia Silvis 7 Representing Minneapolis residents/property owners
Jamez Staples 5 Renewable Energy Partners
Shane Stennes 12 University of Minnesota
William Weber 9 Center for Sustainable Building Research

EVAC members serve two-year terms. A request for applications for 2019-2020 EVAC members will be posted in Fall 2018.