Matt Elliott, Executive Director

Matt has spent over a decade working to advance state-level clean energy policies.  As KEEA’s Executive Director, Matt is directly responsible for the organization’s operations, staffing, membership, funding, as well as, supporting KEEA’s policy goals. Matt also leads KEEA’s sister organization, the KEEA Energy Education Fund (KEEF), with the mission to increase the energy efficiency of Pennsylvania’s buildings through advocacy, education, and training. Matt is KEEA’s former Senior Policy Associate before his promotion to the Executive Director position in June of 2016.
Before his time at KEEA, Matt was working to protect Pennsylvania’s national parks from harmful energy development.  Prior to that, he spent a number of years advocating for clean energy policies in New Jersey, successfully securing cutting-edge policies to promote efficient buildings, as well as solar and wind power. Matt is a graduate of Vassar College (B.A., Environmental Studies).  Matt can be reached at:

Eric Miller, Policy Counsel

Eric joined KEEA in October 2015. As Policy Counsel, Eric supports the efforts of KEEA’s Executive Director in policy writing, research, analysis, as well as communications to advance the energy efficiency economy in Pennsylvania.

Before working with KEEA, Eric served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Villanova Law Environmental Law Journal, and worked to protect Pennsylvania citizens’ right to clean air. Eric is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and holds degrees from Villanova University School of Law (J.D.), and the University of Connecticut (B.S., Resource Economics). Eric can be reached at

Julian Boggs, Policy Director

KEEA Policy Director Julian Boggs is responsible for developing and advancing KEEA’s policy agenda at the state legislature. Julian has been working on clean energy issues since 2009, when he worked to pass a comprehensive clean energy bill through Congress. Since then, he has played a key role in defending progress on energy efficiency standards in Ohio and worked in Washington D.C. on federal clean energy policy. Julian has a Bachelor’s degree from Colorado College and can be reached at

Diana Marques, Business Engagement Manager

Diana Joined KEEA in 2017. As KEEA’s Business Engagement Manager, Diana works on a local and regional level to engage KEEA members, new partners and elected officials to highlight energy efficiency project and businesses. She strives to tell positive stories that advance energy efficiency policies in Pennsylvania, and can be reached at

Before coming to KEEA, Diana worked for the Pennsylvania State Legislature in both the House and Senate prior to moving into the non-profit sector serving in policy, advocacy and outreach roles working on human services issues that affect communities and families across Pennsylvania. Diana is a graduate of Moravian College (B.A., Political Science) and Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (M.S.S.)

D. Laninga, Executive Assistant

Before joining KEEA in May 2018, D managed a federal food access program for seniors. She holds an MFA from Washington University in St Louis and has a background in teaching, farming, and nonprofit program management. D. can be reached at

Matt Mahoney, KEEA West Program Manager

For the past 5 years, Matt worked with the Center for Responsible Shale Development, bringing shale developers and environmental groups to the table to mitigate harmful environmental impacts of drilling. Prior to that, Matt worked with the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania.
Realizing his true passion was in clean energy, Matt is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems from Penn State.
A native Pittsburgher, is committed to promoting clean energy solutions in and around his hometown, and working with businesses at the cutting edge of saving energy and creating jobs in the energy efficiency industry. He can be reached at