Maria Blais Costello is the Manager of Program Administration for Clean Energy Group and the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA). Over the past 20 years, she has managed the development and outreach activities for both organizations. Maria coordinates internal communications, program deliverables and timelines, and assists with strategic planning. She manages grant writing and reporting, communications, publications, and special events. For CESA, Maria serves as the Board’s Secretary and project director for the “State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards,” which are held biennially to recognize exemplary state programs that advance clean energy markets, projects, and financing tools. For Clean Energy Group, Maria serves as corporate secretary. Maria previously worked at the Conservation Law Foundation, where she served as the office manager for the Vermont office. She graduated cum laude from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Economics. Maria and her husband, Paul, reside in Montpelier, VT in a home powered by community solar and heated with an air source heat pump.
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