Edward McNamara


  • Director, RGGI, Inc. Board of Directors.
  • Chair, Vermont Public Utility Commission

Edward McNamara was appointed Chair of the Vermont Public Utility Commission in January 2024. McNamara most recently served as general counsel for the Agency of Natural Resources, where he worked on a range of legal issues reflecting the significant regulatory diversity covered by the Agency. Prior to his work at ANR, McNamara worked on energy issues for 20 years, including at the Public Service Department where he performed numerous roles, including as planning director, assisting with emergency response activities, and representing Vermont’s interests before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. McNamara started his legal career as a hearing officer and staff attorney for the PUC.