Project ReCharge Director and Envirolution Executive Director Vanessa is a Reno native whose passion for the outdoors, sustainability and education has lead her to her dream job at Envirolution. While in graduate school in Monterey,Vanessa worked for two amazing non profits; Surfrider Foundation as the Volunteer and Events Coordinator and for the Agriculture and Land Based Training Association as the Program Development and Evaluation Assistant. She also started a student run community garden on an abandoned lot on the MIIS campus and was instrumental in helping ban the use of Styrofoam to-go containers in the City of Monterey. Her love for the Sierras and desire to beRead More →
Project ReCharge Technology Project Assistant Justin grew up on the Central Coast of California and spent his summers exploring the Sierra Nevadas. He has had a diverse career ranging from University Student Services to Bicycle Mechanic to Energy & Climate Policy work in Washington, D.C., among others. In his free time Justin can be found exploring our region on bicycles, feet, or skis. Degree(s): M.S. Environmental Science & Policy, George Mason University B.A. Environmental Studies, Minor History, Sonoma State University Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donna Walden works with Envirolution on Project Recharge and their annual Sustainability Tour. She is part of the Green Business Engagement National Network (GBENN) to facilitate sharing and relationship-building among green and/or sustainable business programs across the U.S. Prior to Envirolution, Walden worked for the University of Nevada Reno where she managed the Western Sustainability & Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN) a four state network funded by the Environmental Protection Agency to provide technical resources to state and local source reduction programs. Walden received national recognition in 2013 as the Pollution Prevention Volunteer of the Year 2013 by the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable as part ofRead More →
Project ReCharge Technology Analyst Peter is an outdoor enthusiast, engineer, designer and entrepreneur. He has a broad background, winning awards along the way in art, design, and athletics. He has a passion for mountain environments, has climbed El Captain, skied off volcanoes, and traveled to a good many countries. Peter’s professional involvement has spanned from research chemist to energy consultant, business owner, contractor and engineer. Peter is named on a variety of patents for energy efficient building products. His involvement in energy has spanned over twenty five years. Peter is involved with the Association of Energy Engineers. Degree(s): M.S. Environmental Engineering and Science, Stanford University B.A.Read More →