Executive Team

Thank you for your interest in the NHEC Executive Leadership team.  To contact any member of the NHEC Executive Team, please email us at nhechq@nhec.com.

Alyssa Clemsen Roberts

President & CEO

Alyssa came to NHEC in 2022 from Colorado, where she served as CEO of the Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA), and President of DMEA’s wholly-owned for-profit fiber internet subsidiary, Elevate. Prior to joining DMEA and Elevate, Clemsen Roberts served as the Chief Strategy Officer at Platte River Power Authority in Fort Collins, CO, where she led Platte River’s government relations and community engagement activities, energy efficiency and distributed resource programs, internal and external communications, human resources and safety. She served four years in the United States Navy and graduated summa cum laude from Park University with a B.S. in business management.


Vice President of Operations & Engineering

Michael Jennings leads the activities of the Engineering and Operations divisions to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective electric service to NHEC members. Michael joined NHEC in 2020 as Manager of Engineering and was promoted to Vice President of Engineering & Operations in 2023. In addition to ensuring the efficient operation of NHEC’s electrical distribution system, Michael also oversees the make-ready engineering and construction of fiber-optic networks that are providing high-speed internet access to underserved NHEC members. In 2021, he was named a Co-op Rising Star, one of 20 young professionals recognized nationwide by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.  He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Hartford with a B.S. in Electric Engineering and from Southern New Hampshire University with a M.S. in Corporate Finance.  Michael holds his professional engineering license in the state of New Hampshire.


Brian Callnan

Vice President of Power Resources & Access

Brian Callnan is Vice President of Power Resources and Access for New Hampshire Electric Cooperative. He joined NHEC in 2017 as its Director of Power Resources and Access.  Brian assumed his current position at NHEC in 2019 and is responsible for managing the cooperative’s power resource portfolio strategy.


Vice President of Broadband

As Vice President of Broadband, Jonathan works to guide and grow NHEC’s fiber-optic internet subsidiary, NH Broadband, which was founded in 2020 to provide high-speed internet access to all NHEC members, regardless of their location. Jonathan brings more than a decade of telecommunications experience to the job, having worked in various roles in construction, design, engineering, operations, customer service, and management. He came to New Hampshire most recently from Delta-Montrose Electric Association in Colorado, where he served as a manager in their wholly-owned broadband subsidiary, Elevate.  


Vice President of Human Resources

Carla brings a diversity of experience to her role at NHEC, having served as Chief Human Resources Officer at Families In Transition, a New Hampshire-based organization that works to empower people experiencing homelessness. Prior to that, she was Senior Director, Human Resources Business Partner at MSA Safety/Globe Manufacturing; and served as Director of Human Resources at PSI Molded Plastics in Wolfeboro, NH. Carla earned a BA in HR Management from Southern New Hampshire University and holds certifications as Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and as a Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).