Get Into Energy State Consortia

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CEWD has helped to launch over 25 energy state consortia, with the number growing each quarter. See below the contacts for each state consortia. If your state does not have a state consortium and you are interested in forming one, contact Carren Spencer.

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Careers in Energy Week 2017 will be October 16-20. See the Careers in Energy Week toolkit for information and resources.

State Consortia Accomplishments 2017
(See Georgia for a list of GEICC accomplishments)

View the documents from the National Forum for state consortia.

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Learn how to develop a consortium website.

Member Contact:
Marji Morris
Tucson Electric Power

Get into Energy Michigan
Member Contact:
Tracy DiSanto
DTE Energy Co
Sharon Miller
Consumers Energy

Member Contact:
Jason Cameron
Pacific Gas & Electric Co.


Member Contact:
Chris Hage
Duke Energy

Get into Energy Minnesota
Member Contact:
Kyle Ault
(218) 723-3985
Tom Cascalenda
Xcel Energy
Pete Wasberg
Otter Tail Power Company

Member Contact:
Lynn Burton
Black Hills Corp.

Member Contact:
Ann Holland
Mississippi Power
(228) 865-5124
Donnie Bond
Coast Electric Power Authority
(228) 363-7301

Member Contact:
Joe Ryzewski
United Illuminating
(203) 926-4641
Laurie Shuckerow
(860) 665-5161

Member Contact:
Bret Bonge
Kansas City Power & Light Co
(816) 556-2755

Member Contact:
Heather Burns
NorthWestern Energy
(605) 978-2900
Jeff Endrizzi
Otter Tail Power Company
(605) 862-6301

Member Contact:
Joyce A. Cooper
Omaha Public Power District
Steven Hollinrake
Nebraska Public Power District

Member Contact:
Kristie Kelley
Gulf Power
(850) 444-6270

Member Contact:
Elaine Babcock
Southwest Gas
Chris Higgins
NV Energy

Member Contact:
Diane McClearen
Oglethorpe Power Corp.
Suzanne Powell
Electric Cities of Georgia
(770) 519-1676

Member Contact:  
Paul Sanchez
PNM Resources

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Member Contact:  
Barbara Coles
New York Power Authority
(914) 287-3798
Lissette Lugo
National Grid
(516) 545-2257

Get into Energy Illinois
Member Contact:
James Bauer
Exelon Corporation
Mary Zitek
Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives

Get into Energy Ohio

Member Contact:
Lori Sutton
Mike Jones
Ivy Tech Community College


Member Contact:
Oather Taylor
Alliant Energy
(319) 786-7276


Member Contact:
Patrick Woods
Westar Energy
Cassie Bailey
Wolf Creek Generating Station

Member Contact:
Matt Kellam
Dominion Virginia Power
(804) 771-3045

Member Contact:
Lynn Ingmire
Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives
Bernadette Toebbe
Duke Energy

Member Contact:
Barbara Hins-Turner
Centralia College
(360) 736-9391, x477

Member Contact:
Melonie Stewart
Rusty Burroughs

Get into Eneryg Wisconsin
Member Contact:
Ron Graber
Alliant Energy
(608) 458-5090
Jim Lorenz
Madison Gas & Electric
(608) 252-5645


State Energy Consortia National Forum

On November 2, 2016, the National Forum for all state energy consortia was held in conjunction with the CEWD Annual Summit. Please see below for this year's summary and previous years' information.

2016 National Forum Summary


2015 National Forum Summary

View the Agenda and Presentation from the 2013 National Forum.

View the documents from the 2012 National Forum.

View the documents from the 2011 National Forum.

View the documents from the 2010 National Forum.

View the documents from the 2009 National Forum.