Elizabeth Chant is a Senior Consultant at Vermont Energy Investment Corporation and has more than 17 years of experience in low-income energy efficiency programming, primarily focused on multifamily housing. During 2011, Elizabeth led the development and implementation of low-income multifamily programming during the launch of the D.C. Sustainable Energy Utility (DC SEU). Within four months of launch, the initiative logged energy savings in more than 4,700 low-income multifamily units in the District. Elizabeth served as leader of the proposal development team for VEIC’s winning bid in a competitive solicitation to become the DC SEU. Elizabeth was Weatherization Director for Vermont’s largest low-income weatherization provider for eight years, responsible for all aspects of organizational growth and development. Elizabeth was low-income multifamily program manager at VEIC in the late 1990s, where she developed and delivered Vermont’s award-winning program, which leveraged utility resources with 70% owner investment. Her work includes weatherization training in urban areas, serving as guest speaker and leading conference sessions on low-income multifamily energy efficiency programs and policy, and participating on conference program committees. She has also testified before legislative committees on low-income energy efficiency programming. Elizabeth is a member of the board of Affordable Comfort, Inc., and has held board memberships on the Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council and the Energy Co-operative of Vermont. Prior to her career in energy efficiency, she administered degree and non-degree professional education programs for land and tax policy professionals in the U.S. and abroad, and served as MBA admissions director at Georgetown University.
- B.S., Georgetown University, Business Administration, 1982