Current Members

Tim Booth is the General Manager of EnergyObjective, a company of Shipley Energy in York, Pa. He holds an MBA from Millersville University.

Scott Gebhardt is the Energy Utility and Conservation Analyst for the Pennsylvania Public Utility. He earned a BA in Science from Westminster College . Scott is a non-voting member of the Advisory Committee representing the interest of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

Brian J. Hill, Committee Chair, is a program officer with the Richard King Mellon Foundation, based in Pittsburgh. He is rejoining the SEF committee, having formerly been its chairman. Brian is currently on the board of the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds and Riverlife and, among other positions, has served as CEO and President of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and chair of the PA Department of Environmental Protection’s Citizens Advisory Council.

Frank Plank is the  Manager of Purchasing for Knouse Foods Corporation, Inc. He has more than 10 years experience in energy procurement. Frank represents the industrial user group.

Jenn Schade is the Regional Manager and Vice President at Citizens Bank in Erie. She holds an MBA and BS in Finance, both from Ganon University, and brings more than 20 years of financial experience to the fund. Jenn represents commercial customers.

Mary Beth Smialek is the Manager of Compliance and Human Services of First Energy Corporation. She holds an MBA from Penn State University. Mary Beth represents utility groups.

David E. Vollero is the executive director of the York County Solid Waste and Refuse Authority.

Beverly Weaver is the Weatherization Coordinator for the Erie County Housing Authority. She has worked for the housing authority for more than 25 years.

Davitt Woodwell, Committee Vice-Chair, is president of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. He formerly held these positions at the council: vice president, regional director, and staff attorney. Davitt represents the environmental community perspective.

Advisory Committee members are required to complete a conflict of interest form each year.

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