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The Energize Bridgewater Advisory Committee (EBAC) provides advice to Bridgewater Town Council and staff on the design and implementation of the Energize Bridgewater program, which includes the Energy Poverty Reduction Program. The Committee advises Council on matters related to energy sustainability, affordability, and accessibility.

The individuals represented on the Committee include Bridgewater residents as well as representatives from the housing, social service, energy, transportation, and finance sectors. The Committee works with the program’s Ombuds Service and the Client Advisory Circle to ensure resident voices are included in program decision making. To learn more about the program, visit energizebridgewater.ca.

The Terms of Reference for the Energize Bridgewater Advisory Committee can be found by clicking here.

NEW! To download the detailed application form to apply to serve on the Energize Bridgewater Advisory Committee, please click here.

There are currently several EBAC vacancies. Our committee is in search of:

(1) Resident – priority will be given to residents of Bridgewater who self-identify as: youth (under 25 years of age), senior (65 years of age or over), members of minority groups including the Indigenous community, and those who have a lived experience of energy poverty.

(1) Social service organizations – serving marginalized or low-income residents of Bridgewater

(1) Housing sector stakeholder – involved in providing housing (public, private, or non-profit), including landlords, or associated with housing organizations or programs

Recruitment Period: November 16 to December 7, 2022.

Current EBAC members include:

  • Chair: Nancy Green or alternate (Nova Scotia Health Authority)
  • Vice Chair: Ernie O'Neill (citizen representative)
  • Angie McLeod or alternate (Nova Scotia Power)
  • David Mitchell (Mayor, Town of Bridgewater)
  • Reno Roy (Michelin North America (Canada) Inc)
  • Ashley Macdonald or alternate (Royal Bank of Canada)


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How often does the committee meet and how long is membership?
The Committee meets approximately once every two months. Committee membership is three years. 

How can I learn more about this committee?
To learn more about EBAC, please contact Senior Policy & Program Planner Leon de Vreede at (902) 541-4390.