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Meet the NEF Team

NEF has been in business for over 45 years. Throughout those years we have assembled a vigorous team who is passionate about energy education with experienced and qualified individuals who deliver quality results.

Elissa Richards

President and CEO

Janet Hatch

Chief Operating Officer

Gary Swan

Chief Marketing Officer

Wayne Bonner

Chief Financial Officer

Katie Barnes

Manager of Client Solutions

Jeana Bonner

Program Administrator

Elena Clark

Senior Director

Patti Clark

Senior Director

Gigi Dammer

Program Administrator

Chaise Ewert-Meyer

Program Director

Kelly Flowers

Senior Director

Tiffany Foland

Program Director

Grace Ford

Program Administrator

Megan Frazier

Shipping and Fulfillment Program Manager

Lia Gallo

Program Administrator

Donita Hammerstein

Program Manager

Steve Haslam

Curriculum Manager

Cory Heslop

Graphic Designer

Eilene Hezseltine

Administrative Assistant

Megan Hirschi

Program Director

Amanda Howell

East Region Program Manager

Lauren Johnson

Program Director

Lisa Johnson

Program Administrator

Sandee Lofgren

Michigan Office Manager

Emily Mastin

West Region Program Manager

Everett Marston

Video and Communications Specialist

Jane Mastin


Suzie Matheson

Program Administrator

Bridget Murphy

Program Administrator

Jeanette Orlando

Program Coordinator/Scheduler

Tammi Phillippe

Program Manager

Alison Pinnock

Program Director

Shannon Poulson

Information Systems Manager

Julie Rabren

Program Manager

Robin Reinarts

Regional Vice President

Sarah Richards

Program Manager

Gary Riehle

Data Systems Manager

Chris Reilly

Director of Client Solutions

Janet Salley

Program Manager

Marissa Stanger

Program Director

Laurie Sumsion

Director of Program Operations

Pat Swartzendruber

Program Administrator

Deidra Townsend

Operations Training & Recruitment Manager

Dana Way

Marketing and Communications Manager

Travis White

Layout & Programs Assistant

Matt Wilson

Program Administrator

Amy Wingate

Program Manager

Join us in empowering the next generation with energy literacy

Contact NEF today to learn more about our innovative educational experiences. Our team is here to answer any questions you may have and help you develop a customized energy education program that meets your specific needs.

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