NEW ENGLAND POWER POOL                                                                    

NEPOOL Officers 2020

 PARTICIPANTS COMMITTEE
Nancy P. Chafetz (Chair)
(Supplier) nancy@ces-ltd.com
Nancy Chafetz is the 2020 Chair of the Participants Committee.  Nancy has actively participated in the NEPOOL stakeholder process for more than 13 years. As Customized Energy Solutions’ Director of Market Intelligence – New England, Nancy provides consulting services on the New England markets to a diverse group of clients, services she has provided since 2004. Prior to Customized Energy Solutions, Nancy worked on the generation development side for several different companies including: CRSS Capital, American Refuel and Gas Energy Inc. (a subsidiary a KeySpan) and began her career as a tax accountant at Price Waterhouse.

   
Calvin A. Bowie (Vice-Chair)
(Transmission) calvin.bowie@eversource.com  
Calvin A. Bowie is the 2020 Vice-Chair for the Transmission Sector. Cal has long been active in NEPOOL governance and membership, including service as a Chairman of the Participants Committee in 2012 and 2013. He also served as the Chairman of the Membership Subcommittee from 1997-2000 and as the Transmission Committee Vice-Chair from 2007 to 2009. He was elected and served as the Transmission Sector Vice-Chair from 2006 through 2013. Cal is the Participants Committee alternate for Eversource Energy.
   
David A. Cavanaugh (Vice-Chair)
(Publicly Owned Entity) dcavanaugh@ene.org
Dave Cavanaugh is the 2020 Publicly Owned Entity Sector Vice-Chair.  Dave is Vice President Regulatory & Market Affairs for Energy New England (ENE). In that role, Dave is responsible for establishing and implementing regulatory strategies in the interest of ENE and its customers and actively participates and represents ENE and its customers’ interests in the NEPOOL stakeholder process.  

Over his 32 plus years in the energy industry, Dave has held positions in merchant power companies, public power, investor owned utilities, and ISO/RTO organizations. Dave rejoined ENE in 2017 after spending 3 years with NRG Energy LLC as Director, Regulatory & Market Affairs for the New England Markets. Prior to his first engagement with ENE, Dave spent 13 years with ISO New England in various leadership roles in the Market Operations division, including Director of Market Services. In the early part of his career Dave spent 15 years at Northeast Utilities (now Eversource) where he held numerous positions ranging in scope from generating plant operations, corporate support staff, and conservation and load management.

   
Doug Hurley (Vice-Chair)
(Alternative Resources) dhurley@synapse-energy.com  
Doug Hurley is the 2020 AR Sector Vice-Chair.  He is a Principal Associate with Synapse Energy Economics, where he represents the interests of consumer advocate, environmental, and renewable resource clients at numerous NEPOOL and PJM stakeholder meetings. He was the lead client representative for three members of the AR Sector in the LICAP Settlement Conferences which, with help from other parties, successfully included demand response and energy efficiency in the design of the new capacity market. Doug returns to his role as AR Sector Vice-Chair completing the 2017 term of his predecessor, having served in that capacity from mid-2009 through 2014.  Prior to joining Synapse, Doug was the head of the West Coast research arm of a website hosting company, and spent seven years as a technology consultant for Ernst & Young. Doug graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
   
Thomas W. Kaslow (Vice-Chair)
(Generation) tom.kaslow@firstlightpower.com
Thomas W. Kaslow is the 2020 Generation Sector Vice-Chair and immediate past-Chairman of the Participants Committee. Tom has participated in the NEPOOL stakeholder process since the late 1990s, with a leadership role in defining New England’s original competitive market design and later serving as a NEPOOL witness in the FERC proceeding to review that design. He has been tapped many times since then to serve in various leadership roles, including as the 2004 Cold Snap Task Force Co-Chair, the Review Board Liaison Committee Chairman, the Markets Committee Vice-Chair (2010-2012), and the Generation Sector Vice-Chair (2014-currently). Tom is the Participants Committee member for FirstLight Power Management, LLC.
    
Michael X. Macrae (Vice-Chair)
(End User) michael_macrae@harvard.edu 
Michael Macrae is the 2020 End User Sector Vice-Chair.  Michael represents Harvard Dedicated Energy Limited and is Energy Analytics Manager with Harvard University’s Engineering & Utilities department. In his current role he oversees the University’s wholesale and retail electricity market participation, developing energy and budget analysis strategies to meet future energy supply, environmental, and sustainability needs. He teaches courses on corporate carbon accounting and GHG inventory management at the Harvard Extension School. Michael previously oversaw Harvard’s regulatory air compliance program, including permitting a new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) unit and a new District Energy Facility. In that role he also compiled Harvard’s voluntary GHG inventory. Prior to joining Harvard, Michael worked for the air regulatory compliance firm, DSG Solutions, assisting clients in managing state and federal air quality program requirements. He also serves on his town’s Municipal Light Board Advisory Committee. Michael earned his PhD in chemistry from University of California, San Diego, and his BS in chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is a certified LEED Green Associate.
   
Dave Doot (Secretary)
dtdoot@daypitney.com

Dave Doot is the Secretary of the Participants Committee.  He is a partner with Day Pitney, LLP. 
   
Sebastian Lombardi(Assistant Secretary)
slombardi@daypitney.com

Sebastian is the Assistant Secretary of the Participants Committee.  He is a partner with Day Pitney, LLP. 
 MARKETS COMMITTEE
Mariah Winkler (Chair)
(ISO-NE) mwinkler@iso-ne.com
 
Bill Fowler (Vice-Chair)
(Generation/Supplier/AR)
wfowler@sigmaconsult.com

 

Erin Wasik-Guttierez (Secretary)
(ISO-NE)
EWasik-Gutierrez@iso-ne.com
 RELIABILITY COMMITTEE
Emily Laine (Chair)
(ISO-NE) ELaine@iso-ne.com
Bob Stein (Vice-Chair)
(Supplier/Generation) rstein206@aol.com

 

Marc Lyons (Secretary)
(ISO-NE)
mlyons@iso-ne.com
 TRANSMISSION COMMITTEE
 
Emily Laine (Chair)
(ISO-NE) ELaine@iso-ne.com
Jose Rotger (Vice-Chair)
(Transmission) jrotger@easi.com

 


Jay Dwyer (Secretary)
(ISO-NE) jdwyer@iso-ne.com
 Budget & Finance Subcommittee
Michelle Gardner (Chair)
(Generation)
Michelle.Gardner@nexteraenergy.com
 
 
 Membership Subcommittee
Sarah Bresolin Silver (Chair)
(Alternative Resources)
sarah.bresolin@engie.com
 
 
 
 
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