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 and check out the member toolkit with all of the tools you need to get started.

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State Consortia Accomplishments 2016

View the documents from the National Forum for state consortia.

Click here for resources for state consortia.

Learn how to develop a consortium website.

Click here to read about the formation of the Mid-Atlantic Energy Workforce Consortium.

Member Contact:
Marji Morris
Tucson Electric Power

Get into Energy Michigan
Member Contact:
Tracy DiSanto
DTE Energy Co
Stacy Mower
CMS 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

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
Laurie Schilling
Nebraska Public Power District

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

Member Contact:  
Paul Sanchez
PNM Resources

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

Member Contact:  
Barbara Coles
New York Power Authority
(914) 287-3798
Gary Courtney
Central Hudson

Member Contact:

Get into Energy Ohio
Member Contact:
Kevin Dobbins
(216) 736-5691

Get into Energy Illinois
Member Contact:
James Bauer
Exelon Corporation

Member Contact:
Linda Bodine
Portland General Electric

Member Contact:
Lori Sutton
Mike Jones
Ivy Tech Community College

Member Contact:
Erin Washington

Member Contact:
Oather Taylor
Alliant Energy
(319) 786-7276
Memorea Schrader
Central Iowa Power Co-op
(515) 362-7685

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

Member Contact:
Sarah Whitman
Kansas City Power & Light Co
(816) 245-3876

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

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

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

Member Contact:
Brian Gary


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.