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WICE Spotlight – Alyx Gleason – September 2018

 

WICE Spotlight: Alyx Gleason

This September, our WICE Spotlight features Alyx Gleason of Clifton Park, NY. Alyx is an Assistant Project Manager at Northline Utilities LLC. We thank Alyx for her time and candor while answering our questions below.

 

 

Q.       What are your job duties as an Assistant Project Manager?

A.       I work […]

WICE Happy Hour at Pizza Gram 10/22

WICE would like to invite everyone in the WICE community (members and non-members) to join us at Pizza Gram, on Wednesday, October 22 at 4pm, for refreshments and conversation.  WICE will provide light fare and there will be a cash bar.  For details and to RSVP here by October 8.

Tour National Grid’s Regional Control Center in Albany with WICE 10/22

WICE  is excited to join National Grid on Monday, October 22 at 3pm, for a tour of their Regional Control Center in the Capital District to learn how they manage their electric distribution and transmission system in eastern New York.  The tour is free and open to WICE members (both individuals and those covered by […]

Lunchtime Tour of NYS Capitol 9/26

WICE is looking forward to resuming our Albany lunch club next week after a short summer break.  We’ll be meeting on Wednesday, September 26, at noon for a lunchtime tour of the NYS Capitol, which will highlight women’s history and suffrage in New York.  The tour will last approximately 45 minutes.  There is a food […]

WICE Evening Event 09/06 at Building Energy Exchange & Summer Updates

WICE Community –

We are co-hosting an evening event with BE-Ex WISE in NYC on Thursday, September 6. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend mini-sessions on specific themes, such as demand response, batteries, and blockchain.  Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be provided and discounted tickets are available to WICE members, including those covered by an organizational membership.  For more […]

Are You Suffering from the Imposter Syndrome? – Robyn Hatcher, Owner SpeakEtc.

Are You Suffering from the Imposter Syndrome? – Robyn Hatcher, Owner SpeakEtc.

A new high-profile role/position opens up. Do you apply for it? Or do you assume it’s not a good fit for you? You haven’t gotten a raise in years, but you’re reluctant to ask for one.  Maybe you’re not really good enough for that […]

WICE Spring 2018 Conference Summary

WICE has concluded another successful conference in the Capital region on the cool spring day of June 5, 2018. WICE had an overwhelming response this year with a total of 180 attendees and a sold-out conference more than a month in advance. WICE thanks the planning committee for their hard work, and the Spring Conference […]

netZero Village Presentation and Tour Spring 2018

netZero Village Presentation and Tour Spring 2018 is available now electronically.

 

WICE Conference Spring 2018 Presentation

The presentation from WICE Spring 2018 Conference is now available under Spring 2018 Program and Agenda in WICE Conferences.

 

 

Albany Lunch Club on Wednesday, July 25th at noon at Albany Pump Station

The next NY Women in Communications & Energy (WICE) lunch club is scheduled for Wednesday, July 25th at noon at the Albany Pump Station. Please feel free to invite your friends and colleagues to join us. If you are planning to attend, please email info@wiceny.com. Looking forward to seeing some familiar and new faces!

Albany Lunch Club on June 27th at City Beer Hall in Downtown Albany

The next WICE lunch club is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27th at noon.  We are going to the City Beer Hall in downtown  Albany.  Please feel free to invite your friends and colleagues to join us. If you are planning to attend, please email info@wiceny.com  and let us know.

Albany Lunch Club on May 30th at Restaurant Navona

The Albany Lunch Club is scheduled in May. The lunch club in May will take place at Restaurant Navona in Albany at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, May  30th.

 

Please contact us at info@wiceny.com if you are interested in attending.

WICE Pre-Conference Happy Hour

Join WICE for a pre-conference Happy Hour at 6:00 pm on June 4th at Mexican Radio in Schenectady, NY. We would love for you to join us!

Please contact info@wiceny.com with any questions or visit the event page for more information.

Tour of netZero Village on June 4th

The day before the conference, WICE will be having a tour to the netZero Village on June 4th, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. The netZero Village is an Apartment Complex in the Capital Region that utilizes the latest in renewable and energy-efficiency technologies to meet or exceed all of the energy needs of the community. Visit the […]

Albany Lunch Club on 4/26 at Lombardo’s

The Albany Lunch Club will re-launch in April. The lunch club in April will take place at Lombardo’s in Albany at 12:00 pm on Thursday, April 26th.

 

Please contact us at info@wiceny.com if you are interested in attending.

WICE Volunteering Opportunity– 5/19 with the Girl Scouts

WICE is volunteering with the Girl Scouts once again at the Camporee at the Ulster Fairgrounds on May 19, 2018. Please find additional information here about the event, and let us know if you are interested in attending. It’ll be a fun event that we look forward to every two years.

Please email info@wiceny.com for additional […]

Newtown Creek Wastewater Tour on 12/4 from 3:00-4:30 pm

WICE is hosting a tour of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Plant in Brooklyn on Monday, December 4th from 3:00-4:30 pm. The tour will provide an overview of how the plant operates and its role in the lifecycle of NYC’s water. Visitors will have an opportunity to take a tour of the plant and see how […]

WICE Volunteering Activity – Nov 11 in Mahopac

Hi Everyone,

WICE has an opportunity to volunteer once again with the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson in November. The Secret Agent Challenge is always a fun event. Details are below:

 

Secret Agent Challenge

Rock Hill Girl Scout Camp

300 Wixon Pond Road

Mahopac, NY

 

Please email info@wiceny.com for additional information and to volunteer with WICE!

 

 

Register for WICE’s Fall Conference on 12/5 in Brooklyn!

WICE is excited to announce that registration is now open for the annual WICE Fall Conference, which will be held on Tuesday, December 5th at National Grid (1 Metrotech Center) in Brooklyn, NY. Topics covered will include Natural Gas & Electrification and the Human Side of Digitization, and will feature speakers from all over New York […]

Albany Lunch Club — 10/26

Please save the date for the October Lunch Club on Thursday, October 26th in Albany. This month we are going to meet at Ama Cocina (4 Sheridan Ave, Albany; amacocina.com), a Mexican restaurant around the corner from the Merry Monk on N. Pearl Street. If you plan to join us, please email info@wiceny.com. If you […]

WICE Member Spotlight: Puget Sound Energy’s Carol Wallace

                                                                  

Carol Wallace is a Director at Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and a sponsor of the Customer Interface and Billing, Payment, Credit and Collections […]

Albany Lunch Club – June 29

The Albany Lunch Club will meet on June 29 from 12 – 1 PM at The City Beer Hall located at 42 Howard Street in Albany. Please RSVP to info@wiceny.com if you’d like to join in on the fun. We hope to see you there!

WICE Member Spotlight: National Grid’s Laurie Poltynski

Our second WICE Member Spotlight features Laurie Poltynski, the Manager of Community and Customer Management at National Grid. We thank her for her time and candidness while answering our questions below. 

Q. Please explain your role at National Grid and your work / educational background.

A. My team and I are responsible for building relationships, being liaisons, […]

WICE Member Spotlight: Commissioner Diane Burman

Commissioner Diane Burman, of the New York State Public Service Commission, was gracious enough to be featured as WICE’s first “Member Spotlight”.   We thank her for her time and thoughtfulness while answering our questions below. 

Ms. Burman is a Commissioner at the NYS Public Service Commission. Immediately prior, she served as the Chief Counsel to the […]

Spring Conference Registration is Open!

The WICE Conference Planning Committee is excited to announce that registration is officially open for our Spring Conference! This year’s theme is “Organizing for the Future” and we have planned a full day of great speakers and interactive activities. The conference will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia. Please click […]

Downstate Volunteering Opportunity – April 20

The WICE ladies residing downstate have partnered with Bottomless Closet for a volunteering event on Thursday, April 20 at 6 p.m. in New York City. We will be assisting women set up professional LinkedIn and Facebook pages. If you’d like to volunteer at this great organization, please email info@wiceny.com to sign up. Bottomless Closet is located at 16 […]

Albany March for Babies – April 30

WICE is seeking team members to join our WICE Upstate Team at the annual March for Babies walk on Sunday, April 30 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Registration is at 9 AM and the 3 mile run/walk begins at 10 AM. To register, please visit our team page at www.marchforbabies.org/team/wiceupny. It is free to […]

Save the Date: Spring Conference – June 6

The WICE Leadership and Conference Planning Committees are pleased to announce that the annual WICE Spring Conference will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at The Glen Sanders Mansion so please make sure you save the date on your calendars. Details about conference topics, speakers and registration will be announced soon. If you’d like more […]

Albany Lunch Club – March 30

The Albany Lunch Club will meet on March 30 from 12 – 1 PM at Restaurant Navona, located at 289 New Scotland Avenue in Albany. Please RSVP to Kathleen.Dooley@nyserda.ny.gov if you’d like to join in on the fun. We hope to see you there!

Please note that the Albany Lunch Club is now meeting on the last Thursday of […]

Albany Lunch Club – Feb. 23

The Albany Lunch Club will meet on February 23 at noon at the City Line Bar & Grill located at 1200 Western Avenue in Albany. Please be on the lookout for an email from us to RSVP if you’d like to attend. If you do not receive an email, please reach out to Katie Dooley at Kathleen.Dooley@nyserda.ny.gov. […]

Member Spotlight!

WICE is currently looking for members to feature on our blog as part of our member spotlight. If you are working on an interesting project, have advice for other ladies in the industry or just want to tell your story, please contact our Communications Director, Erin Gryniak, at erin.gryniak@nationalgrid.com.

 

Register Now!

Join us on December 1st in White Plains at our Fall Conference: The Changing Energy Landscape. We will have many successful industry leaders as speakers and panelists, as well as several exciting networking opportunities for participants in the communications and energy fields.  Register here.

 

 

Volunteer Opportunity – Girl Scouts

Join WICE members for a day of volunteering for the Secret Agent Challenge at the Rock Hill Camp in Mahopac, NY.  This year the event will be on December 10th from 10am until 3pm, with volunteers needed as early as 9am. Reach out to info@wiceny.com for more details.

 

 

Career Opportunity at National Grid – No Longer Accepting Applications

National Grid is hiring a Stakeholder Relations Specialist in Waltham, MA

If you’re interested in this position, please click Stakeholder Relations Specialist to learn more and apply.

About National Grid

We are one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world – covering Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and the UK.

We are at the heart of one of […]

Career Opportunity at NYPA – No Longer Accepting Applications

New York Power Authority (NYPA) is hiring a Manager of Transmission Revenue

If you’re interested, click Manager of Transmission Revenue to learn more and apply.

About NYPA

We’re the country’s largest state public power organization, producing some of the cheapest electricity in North America.

Our 16 generating facilities and over 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines produce the power to help sustain hundreds […]

Career Opportunities at NYSERDA

NYSERDA is hiring for multiple positions.

Find out more by clicking on the NYSERDA link in our Careers section.

About NYSERDA

Clean energy can power New York while protecting the environment. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, known as NYSERDA, promotes energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. These efforts are key to […]

Job Opportunity – Public Engagement/Communications Associate

Company Description:

Arch Street Communications (ASC) has delivered strategic communications and public engagement support to Federal and State agencies since 1992. We help clients communicate about issues that affect the lives of Americans – energy, transportation, safety, air quality, and the environment.

ASC is a socially responsible company—we reduce our impact on the environment through commuter benefits, […]

Job Opportunity – Public Relations & Outreach Intern

Company Description:

Arch Street Communications (ASC) has delivered strategic communications and public engagement support to Federal and State agencies since 1992. We help clients communicate about issues that affect the lives of Americans – energy, transportation, safety, air quality, and the environment.

ASC is a socially responsible company—we reduce our impact on the environment through commuter benefits, […]

Job Opportunity – Operations Specialist at Just Energy

Operations Specialist Suffern, NY 

Your Opportunity: The Operations Support Specialist will function as an expert in matters related to various account, system, enrollment, billing and other field operations activities.

Is Just Energy Group the place for you? Just Energy Group is a leader in the energy sector offering green energy, retail and commercial energy, and home […]

Register Now – WICE Conference on June 14th in Scotia, NY

Make sure to get your tickets now! Our last conference sold out!

Our next conference, Professional Development: Harnessing the Power Within will be held June 14th at Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, NY. 

Register now on eventbrite!

Our day will feature key note speaker Raleigh Mayer, The Gravitas Guru for a discussion on Executive Ownership.

Full Agenda to Follow

Networking June 13th

WICE is coordinating […]

Getting to Know Our Members – WICE Survey Results

Submitted by Victoria Nadile, WICE Contributing Author & Associate Business Process Analyst – NYPA

Are you interested in contributing to the WICE Blog?  Please contact info@wiceny.com.

Last fall, WICE conducted a survey to update our understanding of our membership. With the ultimate goal of setting a direction that makes sense for our membership and building a community […]

March of Dimes – April 24th in NYC

This year we will again be participating in the March of Dimes.  On Sunday, April 24th, Women in Communications and Energy (WICE) will be walking in the Manhattan fundraiser to help improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, infant mortality, and premature births. The money raised from this event will go towards research […]

Women in Sustainability and Energy (WISE) Events 3/10 & 3/22

Our friends over in Women in Sustainability and Energy are hosting two great panels this month.  Check them out!
March 2016 WISE Series – Let’s Get In-formation:

WISE – Cleantech Pioneers

March 10; 8:30 to 10 am

How are investors and innovators supporting clean technologies.

MODERATOR

Pat Sapinsley, Managing Director Cleantech Initiatives, NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Urban Future Lab

SPEAKERS

Ali Adler, […]

Getting to Know WICE – Lisa DeVito, Project Manager at Con Edison

Submitted by Shelly Lyser, Project Specialist, Energy Markets Policy Group at Con Edison and Contributing Author to the WICE blog.

Are you interested in submitting someone you know to be profiled for the WICE Blog?  Please contact info@wiceny.com.

Earlier this year, I sat down with Lisa DeVito of Con Edison’s Energy Efficiency group to discuss her work and experiences […]

NYC WICE Networking – March 3rd, 2015

WICE Members!

Our March networking event in NYC is right around the corner! It’s in Manhattan at Social Bar, Grill & Lounge – 795 8th Avenue (between 48th and 49th streets), on March 3rd at 5pm and we will be there until 8pm. RSVP through our EventBrite page so we make sure to reserve enough space.  We hope to […]

NEW LOCATION: Albany WICE Networking – February 11th, 2015

WICE Members!

We are kicking off 2016 with our first networking happy hour event! It’s in Albany at Druthers, one mile fro the original location, on February 11th at 5pm and we will be there until 8pm. RSVP through our EventBrite page so we make sure to reserve enough space.  We hope to see you there and […]

A Sold-Out 2015 Fall Conference

Thanks to the hard work of Danielle Ellis, our Conference Chair, and the many members of the Planning Committee, our Fall 2015 conference was sold out. 138 participants from across the state joined us in White Plains to learn more about sustainability, customer relationships, and professional development. WICE’s President, Tabitha Robinson, announced the new WICE website […]

WICE on the Move

We are pleased to announce that one of our members, Emily Small, has recently been promoted to Director of Performance and Operations within the Customer Energy Solutions Department at the New York Power Authority (NYPA). Small, who previously worked for the City of New York as an Acting Deputy Commissioner before coming to NYPA in […]

REGISTER NOW FOR FALL CONFERENCE!

WICE’s annual Fall Conference is quickly approaching and registration is filling up fast. Have you registered yet?

This time around we are going to spend the day talking about building sustainable customer relationships with industry leaders from companies such as the Electric Power Research Institute, National Grid, Con Edison, Opower and the New York Power Authority!

Of […]

Member Survey

As WICE continues in our evolution as an organization led by its members, for its members, we are looking to update our records and ensure we are moving forward in a way that makes sense for you. If you haven’t already, please take time to complete our short survey to let us […]

SAVE THE DATE – Nov. 6, 2015

It’s that time of the year again! WICE is gearing up for our annual Fall Conference and we are looking forward to seeing you there. The planning committee is well on its way towards planning a day full of educational, development and networking opportunities. Keep your eyes open for more […]

WICE Leadership Change

WICE Members, it is my pleasure to announce Tabitha Robinson as the new WICE President.  I have had the opportunity to hold this position over the last 2 years where the organization has hosted fabulous technical and personal development conferences, as well as, networking and volunteer events.  It is time […]