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Leonard Phillips

Director of Business Development,
International District Energy Association
Director of Business Development,
International District Energy Association
Member
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Contact Details

International District Energy Association
24 Lyman St Ste 230
Westborough, MA
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Work: (508) 366-9339
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Bio

Len has been with IDEA since May, 2008 with the primary mission of membership growth and support. He has held senior marketing communications posts for a number of high-tech organizations and is also an accomplished technical author and editor. He covered energy and other issues as a member of the Editorial Board of M.I.T. Technology Review and Laser Focus magazines .

An elected Water Commissioner in his home town of Acton, Mass. from 1982 to 2018, he's been directly involved for over 3 decades in the planning, development, treatment and maintenance of aquifer source potable water resources and distribution systems. He's been a volunteer at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass. since 2001.

Len holds master's and bachelor's degrees in geology from Brooklyn College, CUNY and has taught general science at the secondary school level. He rides a Harley FLHPI, primarily for fuel efficiency, he claims.

Education

Brooklyn College, CUNY
M.A.
Geology
Advisor: Prof. Somdev Bhattacharji

University of Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Certification: Secondary Level Science Teaching
Education

Brooklyn College, CUNY
B.A.
Geology

Professional Associations

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Development
  • Master Planning & Community Planning

Job History

International District Energy Association
Director of Business Development
April 2008 - present

Emerson Hospital
Volunteer
March 2003 - present

Acton Water District
Commissioner
January 1982 - January 2018