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The 144 website areas that comprise the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)'s web presence are managed by dozens of contractors and national laboratory contributors. This page outlines the major roles and responsibilities for EERE's offices and programs and how they support the EERE website.

The Communications Team

These are the key roles within the EERE Communications Team who work on the EERE website and their responsibilities.

EERE Web Enterprise Manager

The EERE Web Enterprise Manager, Carolyn Hinkley, manages the EERE website, including changes to the EERE corporate-level sites. The Enterprise Manager also oversees the Web Governance Team that approves new applications, domain requests, template designs, and navigation. The EERE Web Enterprise Manager represents EERE at the DOE Web Council and manages the work of EERE web contractors.

EERE Web System Administrator

The Web System Administrator, Alex Clayborne, manages the EERE websites hosted in the EERE Centralized Web Hosting Environment and works with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Public Affairs staff in managing the Content Management System that runs DOE's website, Energy.gov. Alex and his team also assist the Web Coordinators and their lead contractors with requesting domain names from DOE's Office of the Chief Information Officer. Alex advises the EERE Enterprise Manager and Web Governance Team on effective technical solutions for the EERE Enterprise. 

The EERE Offices

These are the key roles within the EERE Offices who work on the EERE website and their responsibilities.

Technology Office Director

Each Technology Office Director is accountable for approving all new sites, redesigns, and special domain requests. They are also responsible for assigning a Web Coordinator to their respective website.

Web Coordinators

Every major program represented on the EERE site has a web coordinator who is responsible for overseeing all digital activities in his or her office. Web coordinators also manage the day-to-day changes and office website maintenance. They include both DOE employees and contractors. Web coordinators have the following responsibilities:

  • Monitor and update their office websites
  • Inform the Web Governance Team of new projects at the concept stage before any site development occurs
  • Ensure that the program director reviews and approves all new sites, redesigns, applications, and URL requests
  • Provide guidance to and direct web project teams to the correct resources
  • Guide office staff and contractors in required maintenance tasks
  • Report total program website expenditures for annual budget reporting as part of EERE congressional budget preparation
  • Share best practices
  • Attend EERE web coordinator meetings.

See the list of EERE web coordinators to find a web coordinator for a specific office.

The Web Governance Team

All new web projects need to follow the guidelines at the Process and Approvals page. All new projects must be run by the Web Governance Team.

The Web Governance Team helps project teams comply with government and EERE standards in the web environment. The Web Governance Team consists of the EERE Web Enterprise manager, security staff from the Information Technology Services Office, the web template coordinator, the web technical manager, and the Web Governance Team Facilitator.

Web Governance Team Facilitator

The Web Governance Team Facilitator is the liaison between the EERE Web Governance Team and the website project team. The facilitator is also responsible for managing the Web Governance Team's documentation.