MEET THE ADVISORS
Name Bryan Baker
Hometown East Lansing, MI
Fun Fact Bryan has completed two courses through the National Outdoors Leadership School backpacking across the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico and the Himalayan Mountains in northern India.
BRYAN BAKER spent three years advising homeowners and businesses in water efficiency for the Center for ReSource Conservation prior to joining the EnergySmart advisor team. He also brings four years of experience working as an electrical engineer in the aerospace industry.
Bryan believes in helping businesses identify and implement projects that will produce real cost savings and improve working environments while helping Boulder County meet its sustainability goals.
Name Bryce Brady
Hometown Auburn, NE
Fun Fact Bryce has traveled to Asia to study green building methods and the effects of eco-tourism. In his free time he is training for marathons and continually looking for the next race.
BRYCE BRADY has worked as an engineering consultant for over 7 years and is a registered professional engineer with a structural engineering degree. He has experience in construction management, engineering design, and green building. He has an MBA in Sustainability from Colorado State University.
Bryce has been employed in both the private sustainability consulting industry working on the energy efficiency of commercial properties as well as the government sector helping businesses become more sustainable. Bryce has earned a Green Building Certificate from the Institute for the Built Environment, and believes that it is imperative to consider the financial business aspects of energy efficiency and green building when making improvements to existing buildings.
Name Erin Dodge
Hometown Lyme, CT
Fun Fact Erin has traveled across the country three times by car and once on the train.
ERIN DODGE has been working with businesses in Boulder County to help them achieve their environmental sustainability goals for over five years.
Her favorite part of the job is knowing that she has helped someone achieve their goals. Besides energy efficiency, she can offer businesses assistance with hazardous materials disposal and identifying less toxic alternatives, implementing zero waste programs, and air and water quality technical advice.
Name Sarah Gwennap
Hometown Springfield, MO
Fun Fact Sarah enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with her Beagle pup Molly.
SARAH GWENNAP previously worked as a contractor to the U.S. Department of Energy monitoring energy efficiency grants for the weatherization of low income housing. She recently completed her MS in Environmental Policy and Management with an emphasis on Energy and Sustainability from the University of Denver.
Sarah is excited to be a part of the Boulder County team and she looks forward to developing sustainability initiatives within the Boulder County business community.
Name Anne Koenig
Hometown Reading, PA
Fun Fact Anne’s environmental career began in 5th grade when she played Mother Nature in a school play.
Anne Koenig is an Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Specialist at Boulder County Public Health. She has an MS in Environmental Science.
When she started with Boulder County in 1997, she helped to create the Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) Program to promote and recognize environmental achievement in businesses. She is currently an Energy Advisor and also oversees the EnergySmart Optimization services.
Name Ambra Sutherlin
Hometown Montrose, CO
Fun Fact has travelled to 17 countries and volunteered in Peru building composting toilets and doing hands on construction.
Ambra Sutherlin has 14 years of experience in Commercial Architecture/Design and Green Building. She is a LEED AP BD+C and has managed Commercial LEED projects. She recently completed a certificate in Sustainability Management at Colorado University Boulder and interned at the City of Boulder for the Environmental Action Division.
As an Energy Advisor, Ambra is dedicated to helping local businesses to reduce costs, improve efficiency, and create better working environments, while also educating businesses on the larger energy goals for Boulder County.
Name Amanda Sutton
Hometown Westminster, CO
Fun Fact Amanda loves animals and has worked as a volunteer for several wildlife rescues and sanctuaries in Northern Colorado.
AMANDA SUTTON has worked in the field of Environmental Health and Sustainability for the past seven years. Most of that time was spent in Fort Collins working with the Climate Wise Program helping businesses to improve efficiency, conserve resources, and reduce waste.
Amanda recently completed a Masters Degree in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver and is excited to apply that knowledge to her job with the County. Amanda loves working one-on-one with businesses in the community to help them improve efficiency and save money!
Name Collin Tomb
Hometown Salt Lake City, UT
Fun Fact Collin was once a Mexican Folk Dancer and plays banjo.
Collin Tomb worked for five years in Boulder green architecture firms before coming to Boulder County to pursue her interest in lowering barriers to energy efficiency in small- and medium-size businesses.
She enjoys working one-on-one with business owners, and taking this experience to the County's energy efficiency goals. She is most interested in gathering real-world examples of communities that are reaching their sustainability goals.
Name Chöen Michelle Vogt
Hometown Orono, MN
Fun Fact Chöen enjoys muddy adventures in this mountainous mecca.
Chöen Michelle Vogt has worked in the environmental consulting field prior to coming to Boulder County. She has worked on a plethora of projects encompassing renewable energy and sustainable design services. Her experience working with design teams, municipalities and the business community dovetails her work with Boulder County to provide one-on-one services to the commercial sector throughout Boulder County.
She enjoys working one-on-one with business owners as well as other stakeholders to help achieve Boulder County's energy efficiency goals. She loves seeing sustainable designs, from inception through implementation, that have a positive impact on the greater community.