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 2021 term are:

Member Ward Organization
Heidi Hamilton 11 Stantec Consulting Services
Margaret Cherne-Hendrick 8 Fresh Energy
Rick Dallmeyer N/A Project for Pride in Living, Inc.
Timothy DenHerder Thomas 9 Cooperative Energy Futures
Marcus Mills* 3 Community Power
John Farrell 11 Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Leah Hiniker 6 Hennepin County
Peter Reese* 11 Sundial Solar
Mauricio Leon 2 Self-Representing (Met Council; Sierra Club)
Patty O’Keefe (Co-Chair) 10 Sierra Club
Rebecca Olson (Co-Chair) 3 Center for Energy and Environment
Jon Kuskie*
(Proxy for Julie Samuelson)
N/A Piedmont Office Realty Trust and Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
Jamez Staples  5  Renewable Energy Partners
Elizabeth Turner  1 Precipitate, PLLC
Ansha Zaman 10 Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy

*New member in 2021