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5 Minutes with Jeff Marks of the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine

Before joining The Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine, (E2Tech), Jeff was Deputy Director of the Maine Governor’s Energy Office where he advised the Governor, Legislature and State agencies on energy policy options, development and implementation; participated in Legislative hearings and work sessions, on boards and committees and before constituents, businesses, non-profits and federal and local government officials; managed the State Energy Program; and provided policy, financing and technical support for businesses, non-profits and government entities.

Prior to his state service, Jeff was Director, Energy & Environmental, Health and Safety Policy and managed government relations’ activities for United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in Washington, DC. He served as the political and policy liaison for Carrier (heating, air conditioning, refrigeration); Hamilton Sundstrand (aerospace, industrial products); Otis (elevators); Pratt & Whitney (aircraft engines, power systems); Sikorsky (helicopters); UTC Fire& Security (fire protection, security systems); UTC Power (fuel cells, renewable energy); and UTRC (research and development). Jeff served on the Alliance to Save Energy, Business Roundtable, International Climate Change Partnership, National Energy Resources Organization, Pew Center on Global Climate Change and U.S. Chamber of Commerce while in DC.

Read Jeff’s Full bio here

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