DAVID PRAIRIE - STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Dave has over 37 years in the electric utility industry and has worked in various field-engineering departments throughout Rhode Island with Narragansett Electric, now known as National Grid. His background includes electric conservation and load management with large commercial and industrial customers, ranging from energy efficient lighting to air conditioning projects.

As an Account Manager in the Business Services Department at National Grid, he worked with commercial and industrial customers, handling request for electrical service or upgrading service, billing issues and energy conservation options. He also worked with many college and universities in Rhode Island with their electrical issues and energy conservation opportunities and has coordinated several ice storage cooling projects in Rhode Island.

He has been affiliated with the NEEWS project since 2007 doing customer outreach. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Bryant University, and a M.B.A from the University of Rhode Island.