August 3, 2010
Clean Cities Stakeholder Meeting
Department of Administration
Conference Room A
Clean Cities Project Manager, Northeast Region
Mike Scarpino is the regional Clean Cities project manager for the Northeast region and is the point of contact for Clean Cities' coalitions in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. His responsibilities include facilitating the efforts of the Clean Cities coalitions to increase the use of alternative fuels and vehicles through the development of public-private partnerships. Along with traditional project management duties, Scarpino facilitates technology deployment strategies, evaluates proper alternative fuel technologies, determines resource availability, provides technical assistance, contributes areas of expertise, and supports transportation market transformation activities. Scarpino has been supporting Clean Cities since May 1997, working for the DOE's Northeast Regional Office in Boston until June 2006 and now with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Pittsburgh. He also serves as the team lead for the Clean Cities project managers at NETL. Prior to serving the regional office, Scarpino worked for 12 years as a nuclear engineer for the Department of the Navy's Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in New Hampshire and the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in South Carolina.
Product Development Manager, New Products & Services
As Manager of the Product Management - Transportation group, Mr. Gulmi is responsible for the development of new products and services that support the electric and gas growth strategy and energy efficiency programs at National Grid US with a focus on the transportation sector. He is responsible for policies, strategies and business and product development of alternative fuel vehicle technologies for National Grid. He applies his experience as a fleet manager and 24 years in the AFV industry, including extensive work with electric vehicles and NGVs and related fueling infrastructure, to assist manufacturers and trade allies in the development of alternative fueled transportation technologies. Mr. Gulmi serves on the Board of Directors of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) and is a steering committee member of the National Plug-In Initiative (NPVI). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Natural Gas Vehicle of America (NGVA) and is vice chair of the NGVA Market Advisory Committee. Ron is also the chairman of the Northeast Gas Association's NGV Working Group. Mr. Gulmi is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition (GLICCC), the New York City/Lower Hudson Valley Clean Communities and the Ocean State Clean Cities, Inc., which are sponsored by the federal Department of Energy with a charter to increase the use of AFV's to increase energy independence and improve air quality while facilitating technology development and economic growth. Mr. Gulmi holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics - Probability & Statistics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, a Masters of Business in Management from Adelphi University and a Masters of Science certificate in Management Information Systems (MIS) from Polytechnic University.
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