Madeline McElaney, Board Vice Chair


NHEC Service Location: Plymouth, NH
Character of NHEC Service Location: Residential – Primary Home
Primary Residence: Plymouth, NH

Madeline has been working with local and statewide nonprofit organizations focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy for over 20 years. Her passion for sustainability and the environment has driven her career and community involvement.

Her work experience includes serving as the former director of the NH Sustainable Energy Association, where she played a key role in advocating for sustainable energy practices and policies in the state. She also worked as the community manager for the Plymouth Better Buildings program, overseeing initiatives to improve energy efficiency in homes and businesses. Currently, she holds a real estate license with Hammond Wheeler Realty, where she assists both buyers and sellers with real estate transactions in Central New Hampshire.

Madeline holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Science and Policy from Plymouth State University. She also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a focus on Environmental Science, Outdoor Recreation, and Theater Arts, from the same institution.

In addition to her professional endeavors, Madeline is a member of the Plymouth State University Women’s Leadership Summit Steering Committee, where she helps connect women with resources that foster leadership, philanthropy, unity, and personal growth. She also serves as a trustee of the NH Electric Cooperative Foundation.

When she isn’t working, Madeline’s happy place is outdoors with friends and family, either rock climbing or hiking in the mountains. 

Should you wish to get in touch you can reach her at or contact her directly at (603)-306-4348.