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: melliott@keealliance.org.

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 emiller@keealliance.org.

Kristin Seale, Programs Manager, Utility Infielder

Kristin Seale joined KEEA in June 2016. Kristin manages KEEA’s key programs, including the annual KEEA Conference and KEEF’s annual Moving to the Head of the Class Award with the mission of increasing energy efficiency among schools in Pennsylvania. She also coordinates KEEA’s membership and communication efforts through the website and monthly newsletter.

Prior to her work with KEEA, Kristin worked in Pennsylvania’s energy sector in Phase 2 of Act 129, and brings over a decade of experience in communications work and nonprofit management. Kristin’s undergraduate work is in Public and Community Health at New Mexico State University, and she recently earned a Masters in Public Administration from Villanova. Kristin can be reached at kseale@keealliance.org.

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 jboggs@kealliance.org

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 dmarques@keealliance.org.

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.)

Julia Lesko, Kleinman Summer Fellow

Julia Lesko joined KEEA in May 2017 as a Communications and Policy Summer Fellow through the University of Pennsylvania’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. As a rising sophomore at Penn, Julia is studying Mathematics and Sustainability and Environmental Management, and intends to pursue a career that promotes the efficient and responsible use of Earth’s resources. She is involved with the Wharton Undergraduate Energy Group, Penn Government Politics Association, and Undergraduate Math Society, and is excited to promote energy efficiency with KEEA. She can be reached at jlesko@keealliance.org.