CEAC Board of Directors

CEAC Board Photo Collage - December 2021CEAC is led by a board of directors that will work closely with Addison County towns, local businesses, and community and environmental groups. CEAC focuses on strengthening economic, environmental and social resilience to achieve deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and support a thriving ecosystem of people, businesses and institutions.

The organization’s board is chaired by Steve Maier, a former member of the Vermont House of Representatives who previously headed the Addison County Solid Waste District and currently serves on the Middlebury Energy Committee. Other board members are Bristol Energy Committee member Sally Burrell; Middlebury College sophomore Julia Ulsh, class of 2024, an intended Arabic and Neuroscience major, with a passion for climate and social activism; retired epidemiologist and current climate data expert Richard Hopkins; Middlebury College Assistant Director for Community-Based Learning (Environmental Studies and Center for Community Engagement) Diane Munroe; and Spence Putnam, former vice president of Vermont Teddy Bear and a past executive director of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility.