Energy Task Force


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.


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

    • Don Brominski, Business Development Director, UGI Utilities, Co-Chair
    • Alana Roberts, Regional Public Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities, Co-Chair
    • Jody Cordaro, Principal, SCE Environmental Group, Inc.
    • Scott Koerwer, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer, The Wright Center
    • Scott Lynett, Principal, Times Printing
    • John Nealon, Managing Partner, Baker Tilly
    • John Slater, ESG Specialist, The Wright Center
    • Laura Spadaro, VP of Primary Care and Public Health Policy, The Wright Center