Get involved with NEWIEE

NEWIEE seeks motivated volunteers to join our programming, marketing and membership committees and subcommittees. Interested in getting involved? Scroll through the committees below to find one that is right for you. It’s a great way to meet new people, sharpen your skills, and help grow the organization.

Committees

Programming Committee

Programming Committee

Event Planning Subcommittee

  • Role: Collect necessary details about event from the individual planning the event; set-up Eventbrite; send information to Newsletter, Social Media and Website Teams; coordinate with event planner on logistics and to deliver list of attendees.
  • Chair:
    • Andrea Hessenius, Performance Management & Analytics, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
  • Members:
    • Jennifer Cocking, Engineer, Ambri Inc.
    • Rubina Singh, Technical Staff, TechBridge Program, Franhofer USA
    • Ladawn Toon, Hearing Officer, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities

If you would like to join the Event Planning Subcommittee, please contact Mary Ellen Paravalos at: Ellen.Paravalos@nationalgrid.com

Membership Committee

Membership Committee

  • Role:  Help us grow NEWIEE by volunteering on the membership committee! Join us to participate in quarterly calls on membership activities including crafting monthly membership reports and reporting to the board of directors; collaborating with the programming and marketing committees on member outreach, events and social media; developing website content; helping to craft multi-year strategic plan for membership
  • Chair:
  • Members:
    • Kristen Brandt, Director Marketing, Solect Energy
    • Jessica Buno, Attorney, Keegan Werlin LLP
    • Amanda Downey, Counsel, National Grid
    • Ying Lucy Fan, Associate, New Energy Capital
    • Kim Grant, Energy Efficiency Program Manager, MMWEC
    • Sandi Hennequen, VP U.S. Public Affairs, Emera Energy
    • Jessica Ridlen, Public Outreach and Marketing Manager, MassCEC

If you would like to join the Membership Committee, please contact Mary Louise “Weezie” Nuara at MNuara@iso-ne.com

Marketing Committee

Marketing Committee

  • Role:  Creates and coordinates NEWIEE’s marketing strategy.
  • Chair: TBD

Newsletter Subcommittee

  • Role: Draft programming content for NEWIEE Newsletter, coordinate with Membership committee for membership content, develop new ideas for Newsletter content.
  • Chair:
    • Jessica Morrison, Senior Compliance Specialist, Burns & McDonnell
  • Members:
    • Liz Barno, Community Manager, Greentown Labs
    • Allyson Cartter, Marketing Coordinator, PowerOptions
    • Stephanie Mernick, Client Manager, WegoWise
    • Weezie Nuara, External Affairs Representative, ISO New England

If you would like to join the Newsletter Subcommittee, please contact Katy Ward at: keward@mintz.com.

Social Media Subcommittee

  • Role: Post NEWIEE on various social media outlets, outreach to organizations that have agreed to advertise NEWIEE events. Strategy to improve social media presence.
  • Chair:
    • Allyson Cartter, Marketing Coordinator, PowerOptions
  • Members:
    • Virginia Fuller, Manager of Regulatory Compliance, EnerNOC, Inc.
    • Beth Treseder, Associate Director, New England Petroleum Council

If you would like to join the Social Media Subcommittee, please contact Katy Ward at: keward@mintz.com.

Website Subcommittee

  • Role: Make basic website updates (copy changes and photos), work with other Subcommittees to collect content for website (Event Coordinators, Membership, etc.), and look for strategic ways to enhance NEWIEE’s website presence.
  • Chair:
  • Members:
    • Beth Treseder, Associate Director, New England Petroleum Council

If you would like to join the Website subcommittee, please contact Audrea Laffely at audrea.laffely@gmail.com.

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