Year Inducted / Awarded: 2012
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Anne Bartosewicz-Mele is a Project Director in the Transmission Business Unit of Northeast Utilities, where she is responsible for the development of large-scale transmission projects. Her current focus is on the Northern Pass Project, which involves the development of a 1,200MW high-voltage transmission tie that will enable the importation of competitively priced, low-carbon hydroelectric power from Canada into New England, supplying clean power to over one million homes while reducing CO2 emissions by six million tons. She joined Northeast Utilities in 1982 as a Nuclear Project Engineer and progressed through various positions in the budgetary, financial and regulatory areas before transferring to the Transmission Unit in 2001. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Bushnell Park Foundation and Leadership Greater Hartford, and she is a member of the Advisory Board for the UConn CMBE Department. Ms. Bartosewicz-Mele earned her MBA at the University of Hartford and a Masters Certificate in Project Management at the George Washington University School of Business.