The VAEEC has several volunteer committees that dedicate additional time to our work and mission. VAEEC members who would like to join a committee should email

Click here for a message from our previoud VAEEC Board Chair, John Morrill, about the value of joining a committee. 

Education & Events: This committee oversees our programmatic work to increase the general EE awareness statewide. Assisting in the planning of our biannual events, webinars, and annual awards ceremony is one of this group’s biggest focuses.

Committee Chair: Dave Gelman, VEIC 

Education & Events Committee Charter

Membership: This committee focuses on expanding membership and providing appropriate benefits to members. The group is responsible for recruiting new members, identifying benefits across all membership levels, and crafting our annual membership survey.

Committee Chair: McKenna Dunbar, Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club

Membership Committee Charter

Policy & Programs: This committee makes recommendations to the full board on policy matters, such as legislation VAEEC will endorse during the General Assembly session and public comments, responses, and sign-on letters VAEEC will produce or partner with other entities on, or any other pertinent policy work.

Committee Chair: Bill Eger, Arlington County Government

Policy & Programs Committee Charter

Technology: This committee works to advance energy efficiency technologies and adoption of existing tech, as well as to provide education opportunities to facilities managers, stakeholders, and decision makers.

Committee Chair: Tim Bernadowski, Siemens

Technology Committee Charter