A partnership among Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Keystone College, King's College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Penn State Worthington Scranton, The Wright Center, University of Scranton, and Wilkes University.

Energy Task Force - Regional Indicators

To convene community resources to strategically plan and promote the sustainable economic development of regional natural gas resources across business, education, political and community stakeholders.

Strategic Priorities

  • Convene and Facilitate –
    Conduct meetings with stakeholders from the natural gas industry as needed for information sharing, issue identification, policy implications, consensus, and research outcomes.
    • Roundtable– Industry leaders, MSC representatives and The Institute’s Energy Task Force. Discuss opportunities, issues, and expectations
    • Business Expo , Supply Chain and Education events - Coordinate or find regional partners to conduct events as needed based on feedback from the roundtable.

Research - Prepare a regional strategic economic development plan to harness the economic opportunity generated by the natural gas
industry for the benefit of businesses in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties.

Prepare other research as needed.

Task Force Members

  • Bill Sordoni, President, Sordoni Construction, Chair
  • Don Brominski, Business Development Director, UGI Utilities
  • Jody Cordaro, Principal, SCE Environmental Group, Inc.
  • Frank Joanlanne, President, Borton Lawson
  • Scott Lynett, Principal, Times Printing
  • John Nealon, Managing Partner, Baker Tilly
  • Bob Stoyko, Vice President Northern Region, UGI Utilities, Inc.

2017:Pipeline Infrastructure
2017:Electricity and Natural Gas Cost Study
2015:Energy Task Force - A Case Study
2015:Pipeline Infrastructure