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
·        Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Secretary - Nicola ​Tran, designee
·        The Department of General Services ​(DGS) Secretary - Tom LeQuire, designee
·        The Mar​yland Energy Administration (MEA) Director - Director Paul Pinsky, co-chair
·        The Public Service Commission (PSC) C​hair - Fred Hoover 
·        The People’s Counsel - David Lapp, Esq.​
·        The Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) Director - Kathy Magruder​​
·        The Maryland Green Building Council Chair - Stuart Kaplow, Esq.

General Assembly Appointed:​
·        A member of the House of Delegates appointed by the House Speaker - Rep. Marvin Holmes 
·        A member of the State Senate appointed by the Senate President Sen. Benjamin Kramer

PSC Appointed: 
·        A Municipal electric utility representativeNathan Fridinger, City of Hagerstown
·        An Investor-owned utility representativeMark Case, Baltim​ore Gas and Electric 

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 MDCherise Seals
·        An architect experienced in modifying existing buildings to achieve GHG reductions Bruce Zavos
·        An engineer or commissioning agent with experience modifying or replacing systems in order to achieve GHG reductions - A. Louisa Rettew 
·        A multifamily housing industry representativeJoshua Galloway
·        An affordable housing developerRichard Briemann
·        A facility or property manager for an apartment building​ - Luke Lanciano 
·        A facility or property manager for a commercial buildingMargaret Ann Evans
·        A financial institution representative - Sonia Khanna
·        A private equity firm representative
·        A district energy industry representative 
·        A statewide commercial or industrial building association representative Tom Ballentine
·        An organized labor representative representing the building tradeGreg Akerman
·        A tenant of or advocate for the rights of tenants of apartment buildings - Carol Ott






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