The Organization

We focus on existing, commercially available technologies, systems and processes, help connect legal requirements and best practices to funding, and identify potential barriers to adoption or implementation.

The Board

Jonathan Flaherty Chair Senior Director of Sustainability, Tishman Speyer

Donna De Costanzo Vice Chair Director, Eastern Region, Climate & Clean Energy Program, Natural Resources Defense Council

E. Gail Suchman Secretary Partner, SheppardMullin; Lecturer in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development, Columbia Law School

Emily Dean Treasurer Director, Market Development, NYSERDA

Michael Barry Director Global Head of Sustainable Business Operations, Bloomberg LP

Jan Berman Director President, MechoSystems

Charles Cameron Director Controls Specialist, Stan Deutsch Associates

Mark Chambers Ex-Officio Director Director, Mayor's Office of Sustainability, NYC Office of the Mayor

Rebecca Craft Director Founder & Principal, TurnCraft Advisors

Daniel Egan Director Senior Vice President, Energy & Sustainability, Vornado Realty Trust

John Gilbert Director Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Rudin Management Company

Elizabeth Girardi-Schoen Director Global Environment Leader, Pfizer Inc.

Carl Hum Director Senior Vice President, Management Services & Government Affairs, Real Estate Board of New York

Daniel Kindbergh Executive Vice President, Operations, U.S. Office Division Brookfield Properties

Vicki Kuo Director Vice President, Energy Efficiency and Distributed Resource Planning, Con Edison

Robert Lurie Director Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, New York Power Authority

Sydney Mainster Director Director of Sustainability, The Durst Organization

Louis Rizzo Director Manager, NYS Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

Sarah Salati Director EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, New York Power Authority

Pat Sapinsley Director Managing Director, Clean Tech Initiatives, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

Peter Jacobson Ex-Officio Director IESNYC

Charlie Marino Ex-Officio Director ASHRAE NY

Ashok Gupta Director Emeritus Senior Energy Economist, Natural Resources Defense Council

Laurie Kerr Director Emeritus President, LK Policy Lab

Our Staff

Richard C. Yancey Executive Director

Yetsuh Frank Managing Director, Programs & Strategy

Christian Bergland Associate, Projects

Helen Chananie Manager, Projects

Will DiMaggio Associate, Programs

Rebecca Esau Associate, Projects

Talia Kula Associate, Development & Operations

Ashley Verhines Manager, Programs & Partnerships

Regana Alicka Projects Associate

Becky Kalish Programs Associate

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