BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Enel North America Inc.
HON. MARTHA FULLER CLARK
Freedom Energy Logistics
Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
STAFF BIOS & CONTACT
Sam leads Clean Energy New Hampshire in its effort to create a cleaner, more affordable, and more resilient energy system in the Granite State. Sam grew up in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Prior to joining Clean Energy New Hampshire in 2021 he was a podcast host and radio journalist for nearly ten years, during which he wrote stories about New England energy issues extensively and won several regional and national awards. He's an excellent bike mechanic, a Spanish speaker, and a father of two. Sam graduated with a B.A. from Bates College in Politics and Spanish in 2009.
BETH SAN SOUCIE
Beth is the Deputy Director of Clean Energy NH. In this role, Beth is responsible for overseeing internal matters at CENH, outreach and communications to the organization’s membership base, event planning oversight and project management, and assisting with the organization’s digital and traditional media presence. Previously, she served as the Director of Communications with Stay Work Play NH, a nonprofit dedicated to attracting and retaining more young people to New Hampshire.
DIRECTOR OF ENERGY TRANSITION
Chris joined the Clean Energy NH team in January 2022 as the Director of Energy Transition, a role in which he will serve as the specialist in matters of policy and implementation of those policies, and will lead the organization’s intervention at the Public Utilities Commission. Most recently, he was the Climate and Energy Program Manager at the NH Department of Environment Services and was a central part of strategic climate and energy policy initiatives at the local, state, and regional level. Chris holds a Bachelor’s in Biology from Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s in Environmental Conservation from the University of New Hampshire. In his free time, he can be found completing the replacement of his yard’s traditional landscaping with vegetable gardens and a diverse polyculture orchard.
DIRECTOR OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
Born and raised in Concord, Nick has managed competitive electoral campaigns in New Hampshire as well as several states across the nation. He also has experience with grassroots advocacy organizations like RESULTS, Protect the Granite State and NextGen Climate, mobilizing activists on issues such as global poverty, education, public health, energy and the environment.
ENERGY CIRCUIT RIDER PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Gina is the Program Director for the Energy Circuit Rider program and main contact for CENH's municipal members. She has decades of experience as an energy and climate change professional, working with communities and businesses both as a consultant and on behalf of a utility. Her diverse background includes prior careers in law and technology. She loves to solve gnarly problems, clean up messy processes and teach people about the wonders of change management. She has a degree in Government from Dartmouth College and a law degree from Duke University.
ENERGY CIRCUIT RIDER (NORTH COUNTRY)
Melissa Elander worked as an Energy Auditor and Weatherization Project Manager in the North Country of New Hampshire before joining Clean Energy NH. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Plymouth State University and a Master's of Arts in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development from American University.
COMMUNITY ENERGY COORDINATOR (NORTH COUNTRY)
Gabriel joined CENH in May of 2022 as the Community Energy Coordinator working to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency in the North Country. He received his Bachelors in Environmental Science & Policy from Plymouth State University.
ENERGY CIRCUIT RIDER (MONADNOCK REGION)
John Kondos is an energy efficiency and solar specialist. His career in the solar energy industry started at the contractor level, next in crystalline, and then in thin-film Photovoltaics (PV) manufacturing. He returned to the solar industry in 2007 and has installed PV systems on three continents. John has a Masters in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA from Fairfield University. As a dedicated sun harvester with a variety of solar systems at his home, he enjoys sharing the advantages of free fuel and energy efficiency with his neighbors.