About MEEA

Kara Jonas - Program Manager

Kara Jonas manages MEEA’s residential energy efficiency programs, including Illinois Home Performance with ENERGY STAR and HVAC SAVE. In this role, Kara ensures seamless program delivery to all participating residential customers, contractors, and stakeholders. Before joining MEEA, Kara worked at an energy efficiency consulting firm, where she supported residential program implementation and managed all aspects of field QA/QC activity.

Kara earned her Bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University majoring in Psychology: Behavioral Science and Spanish. In her free time, Kara enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, hiking, camping, and watching the Food Network Channel.