Steering Committee on State Sustainability

GreenerGovCT is a state-wide initiative with involvement of every state agency.  As designated by Governor Lamont's Executive Order 1, the Co-Chairs lead and coordinate the Steering Committee on State Sustainability, which is comprised of Senior Sustainability Officers from each state agency.


  • Jeffrey Beckham | Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management
  • Michelle Gilman | Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services
  • Katie Dykes | Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Senior Sustainability Officers

 Agency  Name
 Agriculture Experiment Station  Michael Last
 Capital Region Development Authority  Joseph Geremia

 Connecticut Housing Finance Authority

 Shelly Mondo

 CT General Assembly

 Brian Pencz

 CT Green Bank

 Eric Shrago

 CT Innovations

 Cynthia Petruzello

 CT Lottery

 Barbara Petano

  CT State Colleges & Universities

 Keith Epstein

 CT State Library

 Doralis Hernaiz

 Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

 Cheryl Arora

 Department of Administrative Services

 Noel Petra; Michael Barrera

 Department of Aging and Disability Services

 Jasmine Berry

 Department of Agriculture

 Nathan Wilson

Department of Banking

 Jacqueline Shirley

 Department of Children and Families

 Matthew Pellowski; John McCarthy

 Department of Consumer Protection

 Jason Cohen

 Department of Correction

 Christopher Iwanik

 Department of Developmental Services

 Linda Oloughlin

 Department of Economic & Community Development

 Kyle Abercrombie

 Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

 Dennis Thibodeau; Bob Girard

 Department of Housing

 Miguel Rivera

Department of Insurance 

 Jared Kosky

 Department of Labor

 Patrick Tallarita

 Department of Motor Vehicles

 Abel Rommer

 Department of Public Health

 Chukwuma Amechi

 Department of Revenue Services

 Theresa Peterson

 Department of Social Services

 Michael Gilbert

 Department of Transportation

 Robert Bell

 Department of Veterans Affairs

 Joseph Danao

 Division of Criminal Justice

 Valerie Clark

 Emergency Services & Public Protection

 Willis Ballard

 Judicial Branch

 Brian Hill

 Military Department

 Michael Carragher

 Office of Early Childhood

 Katherine Devine

 Office of Policy & Management

 Paul Hinsch

 Public Defender Services

 Jen Loo

 State Department of Education

 Keith Norton

 State Education Resource Center

 Van Kolton


 Michael Jednak; Patrick McKee

 UConn Health

 Eric Kruger


Content Last Updated January 2023