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EOC Names New Staff for Utility Assistance Program

January 15, 2015

DENVER – Energy Outreach Colorado has named Enrique Hernandez as its Utility Assistance Manager and Katharine Keenan as Utility Assistance Assistant.

Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC), an independent non-profit, contributes about $10 million each year through its Utility Assistance program to help pay the home energy bills for thousands of limited-income Colorado seniors, families with children and individuals with special needs.  

Hernandez most recently worked with Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) through the Colorado Department of Human Services as the senior policy analyst and quality assurance specialist. He has eight years of experience with government and nonprofit programs that deliver utility bill payment assistance to limited-income Coloradans. He replaces Jennie Miller, who retired after managing the program for 14 years.

Keenan has 10 years of experience working with nonprofits in the areas of media relations, administration, recruitment and technical support.

About Energy Outreach Colorado
Helping Coloradans afford home energy.
Energy Outreach Colorado is the only independent, non-profit organization in the state that raises money to help limited-income Coloradans afford home energy. Since 1989, EOC has raised more than $209 million to fund energy bill payment assistance and energy efficiency upgrades for affordable housing and nonprofit facilities. Energy Outreach Colorado relies on private donations, corporate contributions and foundation grants. It has received top ratings from Charity Navigator for 13 consecutive years and is an accredited charity member of the Better Business Bureau. Energy Outreach Colorado,, can be reached at 303-825-8750 or at 225 E. 16th Ave. Ste. 200, Denver, CO  80203-1612.

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