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Stakeholder Advisory Committee

The Stakeholder Advisory Committee provides appointed stakeholder representatives with the opportunity to present advice and recommendations on market development, conservation and planning decisions directly to the IESO's Board of Directors and Leadership Team. Members represent consumers, generators, distributors/transmitters, related businesses/services and Ontario communities. Stakeholders are encouraged to contact their SAC representative to provide input on issues that affect them.

Brandy Giannetta

Brandy Giannetta is the Vice-President of Policy, Regulatory & Government Affairs with the Canadian Renewable Energy Association(CanREA), a national industry association serving as the voice for wind energy, solar energy and energy storage solutions that will power Canada’s energy future. Brandy leads a dynamic team of policy and energy experts that work throughout Canada to create the conditions for a modern energy system through stakeholder advocacy and public engagement.

Prior to this, she served in Senior Director roles, leading the Ontario and Atlantic Canada based members at CanREA as well as at the Canadian Wind Energy Association. Brandy was a member of the Advisory Board of Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) for its first five years and is active in many IESO Stakeholder forums.

Brandy has served as Government Relations Manager at the largest provincial hospitality industry association in Canada. She also worked as a political staffer at Queen’s Park for eight years before leaving to join the ecoENERGY sector in Ontario, administering NRCan’s Retrofit for Homes Program and the Ontario Home Energy Savings Program.

Brandy studied at the University of Ottawa and the University of Windsor and has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in Political Science and Public Policy.

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