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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.



Neil W. Beup, EEB Chair

Designee Connecticut Retail Merchants Association, Praxair

Danbury, CT

Amy McLean, EEB Vice-Chair

Acadia Center

Hartford, CT

Ronald J. Araujo


Berlin, CT

Eric Brown

Connecticut Business & Industry Association

Hartford, CT

Steve Bruno


Berlin, CT

Katie Dykes


CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Hartford, CT


Amanda Fargo-Johnson

Connecticut Farm Energy Program

Haddam, CT

Joel Kopylec

Connecticut Natural Gas/Southern Connecticut Gas

Orange, CT

Elizabeth Murphy

United Illuminating

Orange, CT

Bruce McDermott

Designee, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

Murtha Cullina New Haven, CT

Walter Szymanski

Courtesy Participant

Wallingford Electric Division

Wallingford, CT

William Tong, Attorney General

CT Office of the Attorney General

Hartford, CT

Jack Traver

Traver IDC

Waterbury, CT

EEB Member

John Viglione

Office of Consumer Counsel

New Britain, CT

EEB Member

Brenda Watson

Operation Fuel

Hartford, CT

EEB Member

Scott Whittier

Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative

Norwich, CT