Logan Malik, (he/him/his) Interim Executive Director
Logan has been a part of MCAN since December 2020. He served as the Clean Energy Director until transitioning to the role of Interim Executive Director in August 2022. Logan grew up in western Massachusetts and is deeply committed to working towards a green, just future for our Commonwealth. In 2018, Logan completed a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at the George Washington University. He went on to pursue a Master’s Degree in Environmental Policy at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom as a recipient of the Dorothy Bender Scholarship.
Returning home, Logan served as Advocacy Director for the Berkshire Environmental Action Team and the Deputy Director of No Fracked Gas in Mass. Most recently, he served as the Organizing Director for the Alex Morse for Congress campaign.
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Miranda D'Oleo, (she/her/hers), Better Buildings Campaign Director
Miranda D’Oleo joined MCAN in April 2022 as the Better Buildings Campaign Director. She grew up in the coastal city of Gloucester, MA which inspired her focus on protecting the environment. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2020. With a strong focus on equity, Miranda is passionate about building movements and coalitions fighting for a just transition state-wide. Miranda leads MCAN's work on equitable decarbonization of buildings.
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Fatima Lopez, (she/her/hers), Marketing Strategist & Graphic Designer
Fatima Lopez started working with MCAN in January 2022 as a Communication Intern and was promoted to a Marketing Strategist and Graphic Designer in March 2022. She grew up in Everett, Massachusetts, and is passionate about protecting vulnerable communities from environmental hazards. She identifies as a Latina within the STEM community, and is deeply proud of her Latino roots and amplifying diverse representation in workspaces. In the winter of 2021, she graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she studied Communication and Environmental Science.
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Portia Lee, (she/her/hers), Municipal Utility Research Intern
Portia Lee is MCAN’s Fall 2022 Municipal Utility Research Intern. She joined MCAN in June 2022 as a student researcher before transitioning into her current position. She is a junior at Boston University where she studies Earth and Environment with a specialty in Remote Sensing/ GIS. Portia is passionate about combatting the climate crisis and mitigating the impact that it has on low-income communities and people of color. She grew up in Sterling, Massachusetts, and currently lives in Boston.
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Janet Hartke Bowser, (she/her/hers) President, Dover
Janet is an environmental attorney with over 30 years of experience working with federal, state and local government and nonprofits on a wide range of environmental law, policy and regulatory issues including climate change adaptation and mitigation, natural resources protection, clean energy, toxics reduction and sustainable land use and smart growth. Janet served as Director of the Town of Wellesley Natural Resources Department for over 16 years and previously was Director of the Needham Conservation Dept., worked with the Mass. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and began her career at the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection.
Janet holds a B.A. in Environmental Science from Middlebury College and a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law where she was elected President of the Environmental Law Society. She has worked on a wide range of political, community and grassroots campaigns and has served on a number of governmental advisory committees and organizations including the Mass. Municipal Association’s Committee on Energy and the Environment, Vice President of the Mass. League of Environmental Voters, President and Co-Founder of the New England Environmental Law Society and the Dover Conservation Commission. She lives in Dover with her husband and has two grown children.
Shawn Jones, (he/him/his)
Shawn Jones is an Assistant Director for Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) where he supports the organization’s business development activities in the Northeast recommending partnerships and applicable programs to fund demonstration projects for the region for CHP, electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, distributed generation (DG), solar, wind and energy storage projects. Mr. Jones has 20 years of experience in the design, development, implementation, and management of programs for energy efficiency, renewable energy, EVs and energy management systems. He currently is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Massachusetts EV rebate program (MOR-EV) and the Connecticut EV rebate program (CHEAPR) and is the Assistant Director for the U.S. DOE Western CHP Technical Assistance Partnership (CHPTAP), overseeing teams that manage approximately 10,000 electric vehicle rebates per year in the Northeast and provide technical assistance to businesses and associations in four Western states (California, Hawaii, Arizona and Nevada). Mr. Jones began his professional career as a project engineer at General Atomics in 1999. Prior to joining CSE in 2014, he owned a startup in Atlanta converting food waste into compressed natural gas and worked for Southern Research and Changing World Technologies in Durham, NC and West Hempstead, NY, respectively, as a Senior Process Engineer working on waste to energy technologies. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University.
Andrea Ranger, (she/her/hers) Secretary, Somerville
As a member of Climate Coalition of Somerville and as the former chair of the city’s Commission on Energy Use and Climate Change, Andrea Ranger has led efforts to promote energy efficiency and clean energy in Somerville for over a decade. Professionally, she has worked in corporate energy consulting on projects ranging from LEED buildings to assessing clean energy opportunities on MA military bases. She currently works at as a Shareholder Advocate at Green Century Capital Management. Prior to her private sector work, Andrea served as the green school buildings program coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education helping to develop the state’s first green design and construction rating system for K-12 public schools. Her background combines grassroots-level advocacy with state policy and program experience, helping to connect MCAN chapters’ efforts with state resources. Ms. Ranger holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Arcadia University and a Masters in Public Policy from Tufts University.
Mary Dewart, (she/her/hers) Board Member, Brookline
Mary Dewart is a grass roots organizer connecting people to personal action and partnerships. She was drawn into climate action through her friends, Ross Gelbspan, The Heat is On and Boiling Point and the late Paul Epstein, Changing Planet, Changing Health. Her goals are moving individuals, communities, Massachusetts and beyond toward 100% renewables and keeping fossil fuels in the ground. During thirty years of civic engagement she has served as Campaign Coordinator for MCAN’s Climate Action Brookline chapter and is now a board member. With a background in art and public policy, she initiated and collaborated on dozens of projects including Climate Week (starting 2010) now featuring events with leaders from around the state. She also incorporated Climate Week art installations and co-created a giant labyrinth with climate warnings and opportunities at Brookline’s town hall center. She pioneered new ground when she co-founded the Brookline GreenSpace Alliance and served as member of both the Park and Recreation Commission and Selectmen’s Climate Action Committee. She has been an elected Town Meeting member since 1991. The Massachusetts Commission on Women recognized her commitment and work on behalf of Brookline in 2016.
Ted McIntyre, (he/him/his) Board Member, Franklin
Ted McIntyre has been a member of MCAN since 2003, and helped establish the Franklin Area Climate Team. His grassroots activities include numerous educational presentations on global warming to diverse audiences. Ted is also a physicist, and is currently working to develop advanced equipment for use in the manufacture of computer chips. He holds seven patents and has authored more than twenty technical publications. He lives in Franklin with his wife and son.
Cammy Peterson, (she/her/hers) Board Member, Cambridge
Cammy Peterson is the director of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council's Clean Energy Department. As Director of the Department, she supervises MAPC’s clean energy work, including local energy planning, regional energy procurements, and local and state energy policy. Ms. Peterson leads the Energy team’s solar projects, including the Regional Solar Initiative, other solar energy management services projects, solar developer procurement, and solar bylaw design, as well as statewide and municipal governance initiatives. Previously, Ms. Peterson managed the energy, environmental, and transportation policy and legislative portfolios for New York State Assembly member Brian Kavanagh. She has also worked with the Clean Air Task Force, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Center for International Environment & Resource Policy on a range of renewable energy, municipal energy financing, and sustainable development research projects. Ms. Peterson earned a Masters degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University, where she focused on clean energy and climate policy and planning. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Harvard University.
Puja Vohra, (she/her/hers) Board Member, Newton
Puja Vohra is the Director of Business Strategy at “Slipstream,” a non-profit that focuses on energy efficiency and renewable energy research and program development. An 18-year veteran in the energy sector, Puja has extensive experience leading energy efficiency and sustainability in the built environment, strategic planning for utility program design, green building technology research, energy codes and policies. Prior to Slipstream, she was a principal analyst overseeing the commercial and industrial energy efficiency portfolio planning for National Grid’s Rhode Island programs. Prior to her utility experience she worked as an energy and sustainability consultant. Puja has a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a Master of Science degree in energy and climate. She currently serves as a member of City of Newton’s Energy Commission, and volunteers her time at Vibha, a non-profit that provides sustainable educational solutions for underprivileged children.