Northfield Energy Committee

The Northfield Energy Committee (NEC) serves in an advisory capacity to and with the town legislative and planning bodies to promote the transition towards renewable energy for the Town of Northfield.


The goals of the Northfield Energy Committee are:

Note: Projects and initiatives to be vetted by other Town Commissions and will be in compliance with the spirit of the Town of Northfield as outlined in the Town Plan.


Appointed Members:

Northfield Energy Committee members are appointed by the Town Select Board and serve two (2) and three (3) year terms. The current NEC members are:


Jane Pekol - Chair

Gail Hall - Vice Chair

Denise MacMartin - Secretary

Sarah Wolfe - Treasurer

Ted Fisher - Outreach Coordinator

Stephen Fitzhugh - Advisor


Please click here for biographical information on the current committee members.


Non-appointed members: Please join the Committee to discuss the future of efficient and renewable energy in Northfield! All are welcome.


Get in touch! For more information please visit our Facebook page  (


Related Links:

Green Mountain Transit Northfield Commuter Bus: Schedule and Map; Fares and Tickets

Vermont Agency of Transportation's GoVermont Commuter Page

Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (statewide network of other energy committees): Website; Facebook page

Save money through efficiency with Efficiency Vermont: Northfield efficiency site


The Northfield Energy Committee meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Norwich University Communications Building, Room 113.  2019 meetings of the Committee are (minutes will be posted when available):


Tuesday, March 5

Tuesday, March 19

Tuesday, April 2

Tuesday, April 16

Tuesday, May 7

Tuesday, May 28

Tuesday, June 4

Tuesday, July 2

Tuesday, July 16

Tuesday, August 6

Tuesday, August 20

Tuesday, September 3

Tuesday, September 17

Tuesday, October 1

Tuesday, October 15

Tuesday, November 5

Tuesday, November 19

Tuesday, December 3

Tuesday, December 17

The charter members of the Northfield Energy Committee (left to right): Nick Laskovski, Sarah Wolfe, Denise MacMartin, Jane Pekol, and Gail Hall.