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Medford Clean Energy Committee Members

Bob Paine, Chair. Mr. Paine is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist and a Qualified Environmental Professional with 32 years of experience with ENSR Corporation in Westford, MA. He has a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Atmospheric Sciences from the State University of New York at Albany, and a Masters Degree in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has conducted wind assessment studies for for Medford and other clients, such as Lehman College in Bronx, NY and at the water & sewer authority in Genesee County, MI.

Susan Altman has more than 25 years of experience in communications and outreach, focusing on environmental issues. She consulted for the Pew Institute for Ocean Science on marine conservation topics during 2003-2006. Susan is vice president of the Massachusetts Climate Action Network and chairs the Medford Climate Action Network. In 2005 she founded the Medford Environmental Alliance, which links many community organizations and projects. She also co-founded the Massachusetts Social Marketing Association and served on the board of directors of the Mystic River Watershed Association from 2004-2006. She holds a master's degree in environmental policy from Tufts University and a B.A. in psychology from Vassar College.

Jonathan Hunt is an IT Manager with a background in electrical engineering and a passion for sustainability. He believes strongly in energy conservation and is a contestant on the Energy Smackdown.

Jon Crowe is a graduate student in Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning at Tufts University. He worked for the City of Medford for a year as Energy Efficiency Coordinator until 2007 when he joined the Northeast Regional Office of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability.

Rick Sacco is a retired Account Manager for the General Electric Power Systems Division. Mr. Sacco has vast technical knowledge of industrial, turbine and wind power equipment. Mr. Sacco is a strong believer in wind power and other clean energy sources.