Karen Glitman

Senior Director, Distributed Energy Resources Program, Center for Sustainable Energy

Karen brings more than 30 years of policy advocacy and public service experience, advancing energy justice and tackling climate change. She leads CSE’s DER team supporting entities around the nation in meeting a shared goal of decarbonization. Prior to joining CSE, she spent seven years at the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, serving in roles including Director of Efficiency Vermont, Director of Transportation Efficiency, and as its Director of Strategy, Policy, and Public Affairs. She is past director of the University of Vermont’s National University Transportation Center and served as acting Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and Director of Policy and Planning at the Vermont Agency of Transportation and as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives.