Kate Donnelly is a businesswoman and former First Selectman of Hampton, CT. She founded and is the chair of the Hampton Green Energy Committee. She formerly worked for SmartPower implementing Solarize campaigns in communities across Connecticut, and on the Neighbor to Neighbor energy campaign. Currently she works with “No More Dirty Power in Killingly” to stop the Killingly fracked gas plant from being built. She is working to make her life as close to net zero as possible, with solar and storage, heat pumps, and electric cars. Her involvement in the environmental movement dates back to the first Earth Day.