Natalie Treat works on targeted development, relationship management and communications efforts at NEEP. She first joined NEEP in 2009 as part of the Public Policy Outreach and Analysis team, where she managed NEEP's efforts to track, analyze and support best practices in energy efficiency programs and policies across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states.
Prior to joining NEEP, Natalie worked for National Grid as a Senior Communications Specialist, promoting electric and gas efficiency programs in New England and New York. She first joined National Grid/KeySpan in 2006 as a Residential Efficiency Program Manager. Natalie has had extensive communications and public policy experience, beginning as a Program and Outreach Coordinator with 20/20 Vision in Washington, D.C., continuing as Project Associate with the Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP), and later as Director of Community Development for Congressman John F. Tierney (MA-06). In addition, Natalie worked for Energy and Resource Solutions (ERS) where she contributed to a variety of energy efficiency programs, including building energy code training and as project coordinator for the Efficiency Maine commercial and industrial program.
Natalie holds a B.A. in Environment and Public Policy from Connecticut College and an M.A. in Communications Management from Emerson College. She lives in an energy-efficient, solar-powered home with her husband Tom and daughter Julia, where they are striving to be "zero energy."