On September 18, 2007, the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners created the Somerset County Energy Council via resolution. It was decided that this Council would be responsible for advising the Commissioners about energy issues and technology, as well advocating for energy efficiency and conservation measures across the County.
The Somerset County Energy Council is advisory in nature, and is comprised of at least nine members, not to exceed eleven members, with all being appointed by the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners.
The 2021 List of Members of the Somerset County Energy Council is as follows:
William Amann, PE, LEED Fellow, DCEP - Chair
Jeanne K. Perantoni, AIA, LEED AP - Vice Chair
Wayne D. DeFeo, LEED AP - Secretary
William A. Dondiego
Dr. Vaseem Firdaus
Ashish (AJ) Joshi
William T. Knox, JD, CFA
Walter Lane, PP, AICP
Monica A. Lazer
Paul Drake, County Commissioner Liaison
Melonie Marano, County Commissioner Alternate Liaison
Laurette Kratina, PP, AICP, Staff Liaison