Megan joined CEE in 2013. As engagement manager Megan focuses on advancing clean energy impacts of research and asserting opportunities for innovation through energy planning, customer analysis, training, and engagement techniques. Her work brings CEE research to new audiences and helps our organization apply research expertise in new areas of growth. Megan also manages the development of forums, workshops, and webinars, and oversees the creation of tools that help make efficiency and clean energy solutions more accessible and user friendly.
With a background in commercial design and life cycle research, Megan specializes in commercial energy code analysis and new construction services. Megan manages city relationships and coordinates all projects for the Commercial Energy Codes Support Program pilot and has a deep interest in net-zero energy building design as well as tools and training information that can drive at smart client decision-making.
Before joining CEE Megan worked for over three years at architecture and planning firms in Minneapolis. As a LEED® accreditation professional she collaborated in reviewing LEED® documentation for over two million square feet of buildings, in both North America and Asia. Megan received her Master of Science in science, Technology, and Environmental Public Policy from the Humphrey School of Public affairs, focusing on energy policy and public engagement. Her thesis research analyzed the barriers to transmission line siting in the upper Midwest.
- LEED® Accredited Professional
- Commercial Energy Plans Examiner (IECC 2012)
- Ever-Green Energy, Burns & McDonnell, Center for Energy and Environment, Fresh Energy. (2014). TCAAP Energy Integration Resiliency Framework Phase 1: Policy White Paper. Arden Hills, MN.
- Bull, Michael, Jennifer Edwards et al. (2014). Minneapolis Energy Pathways: A Framework for Local Energy Action. Center for Energy and Environment, Minneapolis, MN.
- Bodin, C., Hoye, M., Sowers, E. (2012). Gridlock: A Policy Analysis of Siting and Coordination of Interstate Transmission Line Development in the Upper Midwest. (Unpublished masters thesis). University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.