Hometown: Farmington, CT
Fun Fact: In 2015 Bailey spent five months in Panama studying tropical ecology and biodiversity conservation.
Bailey is a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder with a degree in Environmental Studies with a focus on Climate & Energy and Natural Resource Management. She has recently returned from a half year solo backpacking trip through Southeast Asia, where she split time between travel and volunteering. Bailey is excited to be able to put her degree to use and to make a difference for both people and the environment.
In her free time Bailey likes to cook, hike, camp, travel, and spend time with friends in beautiful Colorado.
Hometown: White Lake, MI
Fun Fact: Before moving west from Michigan where Mark grew up, he spent summers practicing and teaching primitive skills. He even did primitive skills demonstrations for an outdoor magazine’s annual event.
Mark is an advocate for sustainable and clean energy technologies. Before studying environmental sciences and engineering, he worked for 15 years as a journeyman wire-man often upgrading and installing air pollution controls at power plants across the United States. He completed his work on a BA in Geography at University of Colorado, Boulder in 2016 where he was functioning as a sustainability advisor as the Green Labs team lead for a building complex on campus housing environmental scientists. He then moved on to consult with customers on their water usage for Resource Central. He is now enjoying working with people as an energy adviser and building relationships for a more energy efficient community. Now in his free time he can be seen commuting by bicycle across town with his son. If you see him, wave ‘hello!’
Hometown: Windham, ME
Fun Fact: Dylan won first place in a fake male beauty contest in high school.
Dylan is a University of Vermont graduate with a degree in Environmental Science focused on Ecological Design and Green Building. After graduation, he stayed busy for one more year in the wonderful state of Vermont selling outdoor gear and skiing as much as possible. The prospect of putting Dylan’s education to good use brought him to Colorado in 2015 where he began working for the Resource Central.
Nowadays, you will be able to find Dylan running around with his dog, Hank; or with his committed group of friends skiing any day they aren’t working.
Hometown: Reno, NV
Fun Fact: Phoebe spent her summers in college leading trail rides by horseback in beautiful Lake Tahoe wilderness.
After graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno with a degree in Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, Phoebe jumped into an exciting and diverse range of work that allowed her to engage with local leaders, home owners and small business owners on the benefits of clean energy and energy efficiency.
Phoebe left the Sierras for the Rockies in 2015 in pursuit of a new adventure. In her spare time she rotates though a jumble of hobbies including pottery, ultimate Frisbee, and backpacking.
Hometown: Martinez, CA
Fun Fact: Kelsey has dual citizenship in the United States and Canada.
As an Associate Program Manager, Kelsey specializes in Energy Advising for multi-family buildings, offering property owners and managers assistance with all aspects of energy efficiency at apartment and condo complexes. A graduate from the University of Colorado with Bachelor degrees in both Physics and Chemistry as well as an Energy Certificate, she brings a wide-range of technical knowledge and a passion for sustainability to the position.
Although born in Northern California, Kelsey grew up in Colorado and the mountain state has a special place in her heart. Kelsey spends her free time exploring the outdoors with her dog, Kaia, and her fiancé. She also enjoys the chance to unwind at home by creating things, whether it be through painting, sewing, knitting, or more.
Hometown: Florence, SC
Fun Fact: Rachael came in second place on Fear Factor Live.
A graduate from Appalachian State University’s department of Technology and Environmental Design, Rachael holds bachelor’s degree in Appropriate Technology. After graduation she spent two years serving in AmeriCorps in Montana and Tennessee. While in Montana she worked with the National Center for Appropriate Technology and NorthWestern Energy weatherizing homes and educating residents on the subjects of renewable energy and energy efficiency. She spent her time in Tennessee working with the City of Knoxville’s Solid Waste office promoting and educating residents on recycling and other waste diversion efforts.
Rachael loves to travel, having lived in 5 different states and visited Peru, Israel and Canada. When she’s not spending time enjoying the outdoors, Rachael can be found spending time with animals. She’s the proud owner of a black cat named Tesla and loves to spend her time volunteering at the Humane Society.