Secretary Rebecca Tepper
Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Rebecca Tepper is the Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). She was most recently the Chief of the Energy and Environment Bureau in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, where she served as Attorney General Healey’s chief advisor on energy and environmental policy. She was responsible for the office’s three environmental and energy divisions, including executing the statutory duties of the Commonwealth’s ratepayer advocate. She worked in the Attorney General’s Office from 2015-2023, and previously served as General Counsel for the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities and Director of the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board. Before entering state government in 2009, Tepper worked in the private sector for 15 years as a Partner at Rubin and Rudman LLP. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin/Madison and Boston University Law School. She lives in Lexington with her husband and twin boys.