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2022-2023 OFFICERS

President

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Ben Thivierge
Belmont Light

Secretary

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Sharon Clement
Danvers Electric Division

Treasurer

Sonja Britland
Taunton Municipal Light Plant

2023 At-Large Officers

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Rick Maksian
Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations
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Kyle Holmberg
Middleborough Gas & Electric

Conference Committee

The Conference Committee oversees planning and operations for the annual MEAM-CES conference and may provide logistical support to the Education & Training Committee for other training-related events on an as-needed basis. The committee is responsible for site selection, conference pricing, speaker travel and accommodations, conference food, event coordination, as well as conference marketing and registration. 

  • Executive Board Members

  • Ben Thivierge - Chair, Belmont Light

  • Tammi Lemire, Groton Electric Light Department

  • Joe Piera, Mansfield Electric Department

  • Dani Taylor, Middleborough Gas and Electric
     

Education & Training Committee

The Education and Training Committee identifies appropriate educational topics and secures expert speakers to deliver training to MEAM-CES members throughout the year (virtually or in-person). The committee is also responsible for providing the slate of topics and speakers for the annual MEAM-CES conference in collaboration with the Conference Committee. 

  • Aidan Leary - Chair, Belmont Light

  • Patrick Collins, Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations

  • Dani Taylor, Middleborough Gas and Electric

  • Ajey Pandey, Reading Municipal Light Department

  • Anne Finley, Hull Municipal Light

Customer Survey Committee

This subcommittee's role is to evaluate the pool or core questions used by MEAM member utilities for customer satisfaction surveys conducted by Great Blue Research. 
 

  • Ruth Slater - Chair, Braintree Electric Light Department 

  • Aidan Leary, Belmont Light

  • Ajey Pandey, Reading Municipal Light Department

  • Joe Piera, Mansfield Electric Department

Energy Services Committee

The Energy Services Subcommittee identifies current program offerings both locally and nationally and researches paths to implement new programs. The committee could create best practice guidelines as well. The committee could also create its own resources for other MEAM members who want to start new programs or find ways that members can collaborate or pilot new programs.  Topics could include, but not be limited to, electric vehicles (EVs), air-source heat pumps (ASHPs), beneficiation electrification, battery storage, wind energy, or geothermal heat pumps. 

  • Ben Thivierge - Chair, Belmont Light

  • Patrick Collins, Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations

  • Dani Taylor, Middleborough Gas and Electric

  • Ajey Pandey, Reading Municipal Light Department

  • Ruth Slater, Braintree Electric Light Department

  • Sophie Theroux, Holyoke Gas & Electric Department

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