Meet the Energy Efficiency Board

The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board (EEB) is an Appointed Group of 15 Members

Meet the Energy Efficiency Board

The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board (EEB) is an appointed group of 15 members. The members represent private and public entities, providing representation for residential, business, agricultural, community and municipal consumers. The EEB has 10 appointed voting members and 5 non-voting representatives from Connecticut’s electric and gas utility companies. By statute, the Chairman of the EEB is elected by the voting members of the Board.

Below please find information about the EEB's members. We also invite you to attend our monthly board and committee meetings to meet the Board in person.


Taren O’Connor EEB Chair

Designee, CT Office of Consumer Counsel New Britain, CT

Bill Dornbos, EEB Vice-Chair

Acadia Center, Hartford, CT

Ronald J. Araujo

Eversource Energy, Berlin, CT

Neil W. Beup

Praxair, Danbury, CT

Eric Brown

Connecticut Business & Industry Association, Hartford, CT

Chris Ehlert

Connecticut Natural Gas/Southern Connecticut Gas, Orange, CT

Amanda Fargo-Johnson

Connecticut Farm Energy Program, Haddam, CT

Ravi Gorthala

University of New Haven, West Haven, CT

Adrienne Houel

Greater Bridgeport Community Enterprises, Inc. in Bridgeport, CT

George Jepsen, Attorney General

CT Office of the Attorney General, Hartford, CT

Elin Swanson Katz, Consumer Counsel

CT Office of Consumer Counsel, New Britain, CT

Rob Klee, Commissioner

CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Hartford, CT

Patrick McDonnell

UIL Holdings Corporation, Orange, CT

Christopher Plecs

Eversource Energy, Berlin, CT

Will Redden

Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative, Norwich, CT

Jack Traver

Traver IDC, Waterbury, CT

Michael Wertheimer

Designee, CT Office of the Attorney General, New Britain, CT

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