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Elaine Goetz

Elaine Gotez
Director of Energy Management

Elaine has been Ohio University's Director of Energy Management since April 2023. She worked in the Ohio University Office of Sustainability from June 2014 until April 2023, as Sustainability Specialist (2014-2018), Interim/Director of Sustainability (2018-2020) and Director of Energy Management & Sustainability (2020-2023). Her background is primarily in engineering, with degrees in Chemical Engineering (B.S., University of Michigan), Chemistry (B.S., University of Michigan), Bioengineering (M.S., Cornell University) and Civil Engineering (PhD, Ohio University).  Prior to the Office of Sustainability, she worked in the pharmaceutical industry, in academia and in local government. She is a CEM, a LEED AP O&M, and has an Engineering Intern certification. Elaine focusing on energy procurement, meter integration and management, tracking, benchmarking and analyzing building and campus energy usage. Elaine's husband, Doug, is a Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering professor at Ohio University. Elaine enjoys spending time with her four sons, family and friends, playing soccer & tennis, biking, reading, and vegetable gardening.