Experienced in both academic and hands-on, practical applications of energy efficiency and renewable energy principles, strategies and systems as well as sustainable energy program coordination and development.
Solar thermal and PV installation and design
Energy production and usage data monitoring, analysis and presentation
Education, program and community outreach coordination
Energy conservation and efficiency system research and development
Communication and writing
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Organization and logistics
Working within a team
Played a key role in the development of the Sustainable Energy Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Researched, co-designed and managed The Passive Office, an experimental, energy efficient model building in Dillingham, Alaska.
Organized and led multiple community outreach events focused on home energy weatherization, conservation and efficiency strategies.
Assisted in the installation and maintenance of hundreds of renewable energy systems in Arizona and Alaska.
Solar Installer05/2015 to CurrentTechnicians for SustainabilityTucson, AZInstallation of solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) systems
Solar Installer08/2013 to 04/2015Net Zero SolarTucson, AZInstallation of solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) systems. Lead installer on one job.
Sustainable Energy Coordinator12/2009 to 10/2013University of Alaska FairbanksDillingham, AK
-Coordinated Sustainable Energy and Construction Trades Technology programs
-Helped develop curriculum and taught Home Energy Basics, a class based on residential energy savings.
-Played a key role in the writing of several successful grant applications.
-Installed and maintained numerous sustainable energy systems.
-Worked together with tribal and community leaders as well as local schools to organize and develop energy-related community outreach events.
-Presented energy research and program information at numerous conferences throughout Alaska and in Washington D.C.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Geography2004University of ArizonaTucson, AZ
Associate of Applied Science: Sustainable Energy2013University of Alaska FairbanksFairbanks, AK