State Agencies & Representatives Supporting MA Offshore Wind Developments

Nantucket residents are encouraged to express their views directly to BOEM, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, and Massachusetts Historical Commission, as well as to national and state environmental organizations that have so far declined to participate in environmental review to encourage them to reconsider their positions on offshore wind projects that pose adverse impacts to the environment and cultural heritage of local communities.

State agencies and representatives supporting MA offshore wind developments:


Nantucket’s State Legislators

Rep. Dylan FernandesSen. Julian Cyr: 

Governor Maura Healy

Governor Maura Healey's Office of Constituent Services

Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER)Elizabeth Mahony, Commissioner
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)

Rebecca Tepper, Secretary
Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC)
Ms. Brona Simon, SHPO & Executive Director
Massachusetts Historical Commission 
MA Habitat Working Group & Fisheries Working Group on Offshore Wind Energy

Administered by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) (

Federal agencies and contacts

Department of the Interior
Deb Haaland, Secretary
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM); Department of the Interior

Liz Klein, Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Office of Renewable Energy Programs

Jessica Stromberg, Chief, Environment Branch for Renewable Energy, Office of Renewable Energy Program, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)

Reid Nelson; Executive Director 

Environmental Advocacy Groups

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF)

Dr. Priscilla Brooks, Director of Ocean Conservation 

  • 62 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110-1016
  • Phone: 617.350.0990
  • Email: 

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF)

Collin O’Mara, President and CEO

The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Nathanael Greene, Senior Advocate, Renewable Energy, Climate & Clean Energy Programs
  • 40 West 20th Street 11th Floor, New York, NY 10011
  • Phone: 212.727.2700
  • Email: 

Sarah Chasis, Senior Strategist, Oceans Division, Nature Program