The Energy Management Association (EMA) installed new Officers and Directors during its last Board of Directors Meeting in late April.

The EMA Board is dedicated to advancing the quality of energy management services by incorporating commissioning based methodology. The association was founded by its affiliate the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG), the world’s leading association of certified independent commissioning authorities. It became a free-standing organization in 2014. A list of the new Board of Directors is below:

2021-2022 EMA Board of Directors & Officers

Chris Smith PE, CxA, EMP
Jacobs Engineering

Immediate Past President
Bob Knoedler PE CxA, EMP
Hanson Professional Services, Inc.

Vice President
Tim Gilbert, PE, CxA, EMP
Salas O’Brien

Emmillee Hogan CxA, EMP
Federal Reserve Board

Rick Bennett CxA, EMP
National Facility Solutions

Kevin Brown EMP

Steve Leight PE, CxA, EMP
HDC, Inc.

Jim Magee CxA, EMP
Facility Commissioning Group

Loren Morris PE, CxA, EMP
TMCx Solutions, LLC

Santanu Nath, CxA, EMP
S&S Engineering

TLC Engineering Solutions



About EMA: EMA is a trade association dedicated to providing education, training and certification in the field of building and facility energy efficiency. Its Energy Management Professional Certification (EMP) has achieved accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is a recognized certification by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings® Workforce Guidelines program. In addition, the EMP meets the definition of “Qualified Energy Auditor” in the ASHRAE 211 Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits.

How Do I Join?: Corporate Membership is for companies that provide energy management services. Corporate membership requires one certified Energy Management Professional on staff. Learn more here or contact [email protected].

Companies that supply products and services or seeking to partner with energy managers and many allied professionals are invited to become Associate Members of the Energy Management Association (EMA). Learn more here or contact [email protected].