Andrew deLaski

Andrew deLaski

Executive Director

Andrew deLaski is Executive Director of the Appliance Standards Awareness Project. At ASAP, he coordinates national advocacy efforts related to federal efficiency standards and advises state policymakers and advocates interested in state level energy efficiency standards policy. He has co-authored and updated periodic national and state studies on savings potential from new appliance standards. Previously, he worked at the Consortium for Energy Efficiency and the State Public Interest Research Groups. He holds a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia.

Marianne DiMascio

Marianne DiMascio

Outreach Director

Marianne DiMascio is the Outreach Director for the Appliance Standards Awareness Project. Her primary role is to create awareness of and to build support for appliance efficiency standards on both the federal and state level, building a coalition of supporters through outreach, education and advocacy. She is co-author of The Efficiency Boom: Cashing in on Savings from Appliance Standards and  Ka-Boom! The Power of Appliance Standards. Marianne worked previously training health providers in developing countries. She was a Course Director and Deputy Director of the Management Training Program at Management Sciences for Health. Marianne holds a Master's in Education from Harvard University and a B.A. in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire.

Joanna Mauer

Joanna Mauer

Technical Advocacy Manager

Joanna Mauer is the Technical Advocacy Manager for ASAP. She leads technical advocacy in a range of Department of Energy (DOE) regulatory proceedings for efficiency standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment. Prior to joining ASAP, Joanna was a Physical Scientist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Before that she worked as a Research Assistant at the Center for Integrative Environmental Research where she contributed to studies on energy efficiency in Maryland. Joanna also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic working on rural water and sanitation. She holds a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Maryland with a specialization in environmental policy.

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Chris Granda

Senior Researcher/Advocate

Chris Granda coordinates a broad coalition of advocates to conduct research and provide input on energy efficiency standards setting processes at the federal and state levels. He is responsible for the lighting, consumer electronics and water heating technology areas. Chris is also the author or co-author of many peer-reviewed papers on energy efficiency related topics. He joined ASAP in 2016. 

Prior to joining ASAP, Chris consulted on the design and review of energy efficiency programs and policies through his own firm, Grasteu Associates for utility, public sector, and non-profit clients. Prior to that, Chris spent eight years doing similar work as a managing consultant at the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation. Chris has served as a consultant on energy efficient lighting programs to the World Bank Group and the United Nations in various developing countries, and on the staff of the Consortium for Energy Efficiency.

Chris holds a master in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor of arts in energy studies from Brown University.


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