AFE Region 8 Secretary
|Edward F. Gagnon, CPE, CPMM, CPS, CEM, CEA
Ed Gagnon is the Vice President of Professional Development on the AFE National Board of Directors. Ed previously served as the Industry Fellow on the AFE National Board of Directors.
Ed is the Secretary on the Region 8 Board of Directors and is a Past Regional Vice President for AFE Region 8 that covers New England.
Ed is also an authorized AFE CPE, CPMM and CPS instructor.
As a member of AFE Granite State Chapter 140 for the last 29 years, he has served as President, Treasurer, and Vice President and is currently Vice President again for 2019 and 2020.
Ed Gagnon is also the Treasurer for the US Green Building Council New Hampshire chapter and is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers New England chapter.
He graduated from Maine Maritime Academy with a BS in Marine Engineering and went into commercial shipping on the Great Lakes and deep sea for 4 years. He left the shipping industry and went into nuclear power for a few years, then into forest products, he then went into the paper industry working for paper mills as a plant engineer and worked for a paper industry engineering firm as a project manager for nearly 15 years.
Mr. Gagnon was a Facility Manager for BAE Systems, Inc., managing three of their defense manufacturing/testing facilities in southern New Hampshire for 17 years, retiring in the summer of 2017 after a total of 39 years in the engineering fields.
He has a 1st Class Stationary Engineers license with the State of Maine, and holds the Certified Plant Engineer (CPE), Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM) and the Certified Professional Supervisor (CPS) certifications through AFE and the Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) certifications through AEE. Ed lives in Francestown, NH with his wife Nancy, has three grown children, two grandchildren and two dogs.