Mary Louise “Weezie” NuaraAssistant Secretary

Weezie is a Senior External Affairs Representative for ISO New England where she is responsible for performing outreach to government officials in the New England states. She tracks energy legislation and administrative activity at the state public utility commissions and energy offices in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with extensive experience in Connecticut as well. Weezie supports the ISO’s outreach to government officials during power system events and emergencies, including Cold Weather Conditions Operations and Operating Procedure No. 4 – Action During a Capacity Deficiency.

Weezie is actively engaged in the New England Consumer Liaison Group (CLG), which meets quarterly to discuss issues of importance to electricity consumers in New England. She serves as the ISO New England lead for all CLG matters, working in coordination with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, which chairs the CLG Coordinating Committee. She is responsible for overseeing all CLG communications and event logistics, and co-authors the Annual Report of the Consumer Liaison Group, which reports on the ISO’s strategic planning initiatives, regional power system planning activities, wholesale electricity costs, and retail electricity rates.

Weezie serves on the Board of Directors for New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE), where she chairs the Membership Committee and Western New England Chapter activities. Weezie is also a member of the Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES), where she facilitates the ‘New Energy Professionals’ Committee for members who have recently joined the energy industry.

Prior to joining the ISO, Weezie worked as an attorney for Dominion Resources, Inc., focusing her efforts on environmental compliance for Dominion’s merchant generation fleet in New England. She received her undergraduate degree in Government from the University of Virginia in 2006 and her J.D. from the New England School of Law in 2009. She lives in Auburn, Massachusetts and enjoys playing golf and tennis.

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