Energy Management Committee
Thank you members for your valuable contributions to the Energy Management Committee!
School Board Member - Steve Luikart
Elementary School Principal - Kara McComeskey, GHES
Middle School Principal - Jason Joens, RRMS (Chair, Education Sub-Committee)
High School Principal - Jim Michaels, RRHS
Construction Services and Code Complaince - Emil Dacanay
Teacher Representative - Donna Hoague-Koljeski
School-Related Personnel - TBA
United School Employees of Pasco - Ed Ronda
Student Population - TBA
Food, Nutrition, and Distribution Services - Rick Kurtz (Chair, Retrofit Sub-Committee)
Transportation - Tad Kledzik
Purchasing - Mike Woodall
Supervisor of Athletics - TBA
Maintenance and Facility Services - Mark Fox, Eddie Flicker (Chair, Waste Reduction Sub-Committee)
PLACE - Karla Graziano
Information Services - Chris Jackson (Chair, Monitoring and Reporting Sub-Committee)
Conservation and Recycling Operations - Karen Bryant, John Soler, CEM (Chair, EM Committee)
Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and communicate program procedures related to energy management and energy conservation.
Inform the school community of the economic significance and importance of an effective energy/utility management program.
Provide an open forum to mutually discuss and resolve new and/or ongoing energy-related concerns.
Distribute school-based consumption reports focusing on the success of energy efforts and the incentive program.
Assist in prioritizing capital-funded conservation programs.
Meet on a quarterly basis, or as requested by the Chair.
Solicit committee suggestions and facilitate implementation for better efficiency.
Support interdepartmental partnerships considered critical for program success.
Focus on creating cost savings efforts and mitigating future operating cost risks.
Assist individuals/schools in improving skills and techniques in energy management through education, research, and the exchange of ideas and technical knowledge related to energy.
Produce and present an annual Energy Management Program for Board adoption.