Building Energy Transition Implementation Task Force Members

​​​​​​​Members ​​(26)
State Agency head (*or designee)
·        Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) secretary*Secretary Serena McIlwain, co-chair
·        The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) secretary*
·        The Department of General Services (DGS) secretary*
·        The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) Director* - Director Paul Pinsky, co-chair
·        The Public Service Commission (PSC) chair*
·        The People’s Counsel*
·        The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) director* - Kathy McGruder​
·        The Maryland Green Building Council chair* - Cherise Seals 
·        A member of the House of Delegates appointed by the House speaker
·        A member of the State Senate appointed by the Senate president
PSC Appointed: 
·        A Municipal electric utility representative 
·        An Investor-owned utility representative
Governor Appointed:
·        A representative from an​ organization that advocates for energy-efficient buildings or a low-carbon-built environment - Susan S. Miller, Esq.
·        A representative from a business that provides energy efficiency or renewable energy services to large buildings or affordable housing in MD
·        An architect with experience planning modifications to existing buildings to achieve GHG reductions
·        An engineer or commissioning agent with experience modifying or replacing systems in order to achieve GHG reductions - A. Louisa Rettew 
·        A multifamily housing industry representative - 
·        An affordable housing developer
·        A facility or property manager for an apartment building​
·        A facility or property manager for a commercial building
·        A financial institution representative
·        A private equity firm representative
·        A district energy industry representative - Matthew R. Ware 
·        A statewide commercial or industrial building association representative
·        An organized labor representative who represents the building trades
·        A tenant of an apartment building or advocate for the rights of tenants of apartment buildings




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