throughout the U.S., having executed services for end use clients in over 30 states, including, Alaska, California, Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Maine and Texas.

Additionally, his expertise includes the design and installation of combined heat and power projects (co-generation), generators with gas turbines and reciprocating engineers, as well as automatic transfer switches. Mr. Millar’s notable, current work includes the DBOOM of a 1.2MW Co-Gen plant, 7.5MW E-Power project, and 2.4MW Co-Gen in development at major hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Mr. Millar is a current board member of the AEE National Capital Chapter, and serves as a committee member on the Tysons Partnership Sustainability Council.  He holds CEM, CBCP, and EBCP certifications. A U.S Navy Veteran (1984-1988), Doug has a BS in Finance from Rutgers University, as well as professional certifications from New York University and the Johnson Controls Institute of Milwaukee, further cultivating his industry expertise.

John Lord CEM, CSDP, CDSM, CEA, CMVP, AEE Fellow
Colorado State University: BA Spanish - Latin American Studies

Mr. Lord has been an Energy Manager for public school districts in Virginia since 2003.  He has experience in three school divisions, Amelia County, Loudoun County, and currently Fairfax County.  Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is the 11th largest school district in the nation. 

Mr. Lord is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM).  In addition to the CEM, Mr. Lord holds several other certifications from the Association of Energy Engineers including Certified Sustainable Development Professional, Certified Demand Side Management Professional, Certified Energy Auditor and Certified Measurement and 



Immediate Past President


Justin Baker

Justin is a licensed Professional Engineer, ACG Certified Commissioning Authority, Certified Energy Manager, LEED AP, Existing Building Commissioning Professional and Managing Director of Lilker EMO Energy Solutions Group.

Over the past 9+ years at Lilker EMO Justin has led more than 100 commissioning / retro-commissioning projects. He has also provided oversight of the Firm’s LEED, Energy Modeling, Benchmarking and Commercial/Residential Energy Auditing departments.  He is committed to finding ways to help his clients reduce their energy usage, improve their occupants comfort, and increase the reliability of their mechanical systems through the services that Lilker EMO offer.

Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Justin attended Penn State University and earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. A true sports enthusiast, he is an avid fan of all of his hometown teams and enjoys golf, soccer, basketball, tennis, fishing, snorkeling and SCUBA diving, when he has free time. 

Douglas Millar, CEM, CDCP, EBCP
Vice President, Edison Energy

Vice President at Edison Energy and located in the Washington DC area office, Doug Millar has over 26 years of experience with proven success in the field of optimized energy use, energy conservation, efficient HVAC in new construction, efficiency upgrades and implementation of capital projects in existing buildings.  With extensive experience in energy management, mechanical systems, electric and renewable energy, Doug’s knowledge and capabilities are especially significant in developing and providing a total facility or campus aggregate solution.  Mr. Millar has developed and managed multimillion dollar energy projects for key university, military, government, commercial and privately owned buildings 

several national conferences and associations, including the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Mr. Witting is also an active member of the United States Green Building Council.

Verification Professional.  Mr. Lord is also licensed teacher in VA with 10 years of classroom experience. 

Mr. Lord is a past President of the National Capital Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers and continues to serve as a Board Member.  At the National level, Mr. Lord serves as AEE Adviser to Student Chapters for the US.  In addition, he serves on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s Climate, Energy & Environmental Policy Committee, the Certification Advisory Board for the Virginia Association of Environmental Education and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Virginia Energy Purchasing Governmental Association.

Programs that Mr. Lord has administered have earned many prestigious awards, including:  The AEE International Award for Institutional Energy Management, ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year and Sustained Excellence Awards, Virginia School Boards Association Green Schools Challenge winner, Virginia Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award, The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Climate and Energy Leadership Award, The Virginia Energy Efficiency Council’s Virginia Energy Efficiency Leadership Award and many others.

“Every dollar that pays an unnecessarily high utility bill could be spent for a much better purpose: Teaching children”


Tim Witting, CEM
Drexel University: BBA – Marketing Management

Tim Witting is a Business Development Manager at NAC Group, a local union mechanical contracting firm specializing in HVAC construction, service and controls. He has more than 9 years of experience in energy solutions with a specialization in cogeneration, HVAC, building automation, and lighting. Mr. Witting has been accredited as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and Business Energy Professional (BEP) by the Association of Energy Engineers. In addition to energy efficiency, his experience includes 8 years in real estate and financial services in the DC Metro region.

Mr. Witting serves as the Vice President of the National Capital Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers. He has authored and presented multiple white papers and presentations for 

Ida Namur, CEP
Market Sector Leader, DC Metro Power & Energy, AECOM

Ida Namur is a Certified Environmental Professional (CEP) with 15 years of experience in the environmental consulting field. At AECOM, Ida manages multidisciplinary teams of technical experts from all of AECOM's business lines across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific to create custom solutions for clients in the power, energy and life sciences market sectors. Ida works with both private sector and federal government clients in the US and abroad and is especially interested in projects that apply innovative solutions to complex sustainability challenges. Ida currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Capital Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers

Originally from Norway, Ida came to the US in 1999 for college and obtained a B.S. degree in Environmental Science from Hawaii Pacific University. Ida loves fencing, cooking, good wine and spending time outside with her husband and son.

Vice President