READING, PA (May 25, 2022) – The Met-Ed / Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund seeks nominees for its Advisory Board.

Through grants and program-related investments, the funds promote the development and use of renewable energy and clean energy technologies, energy conservation and efficiency, sustainable energy businesses, and projects that improve the environment in the companies’ service territories.

The Advisory Board consists of not fewer than seven nor more than nine positions. The term of a board member is two years and members may serve a total of six terms.

The funds are seeking nominations for the following positions:

  • A representative from an industrial power customer
  • A representative from the First Energy utility

Interested parties are eligible for nomination and consideration by the Advisory Board. Candidates for nomination to the Advisory Board will be evaluated in terms of the following criteria:

  • Experience and skills related to specifically slotted positions
  • An understanding of and empathy for mission-related decision-making in keeping with prudent financial considerations
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with people with divergent interests
  • Able to meet by conference call or in-person (when appropriate) at various Pennsylvania locations up to six times per year

This announcement is made in keeping with the best practices of the Pennsylvania Sustainable Energy Board (PASEB) and is being distributed on the websites of the Public Utility Commission and the Met-Ed / Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund, as well as relevant newsletters and other sources. There is no financial compensation for Board service. This notice may be forwarded to interested parties. Nominations will be accepted through September 30, 2022.

Interested parties should contact Kevin Lugo at Berks County Community Foundation at 610.685.2223 or Angie Berzonski at the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies at 814.536.7741.