On the anniversary of REV’s 10th year, Gabrielle Stebbins steps in as the new director to lead the renewable business trade association in what is a very active time for the renewable energy industry in Vermont. Since 2008, Stebbins has served as Program Manager at Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) in Burlington. She brings great enthusiasm and a breadth of knowledge that will enable her to effectively represent our members and continue the advancement of renewable installations and job growth.
Julie graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont in May 2011. During her time at UVM she earned an internship with the Lake Champlain Basin Program. She gained conservation experience working with the Northeast Wilderness Trust (NWT) on a project in the northern Green Mountains of Vermont. Julie worked with the NWT on her senior thesis, “Finding Forever Wild: Identifying and Mapping Land Suitable for Conservation by the Northeast Wilderness Trust”. She brings abundant energy and a fresh perspective to REV.
REV Board Members
Chair, Martha Staskus
VT Environmental Research Associates, Inc. – Waterbury Center – (802) 244-7522
For over 30 years, VERA has been a driving force for wind energy development in New England. Our professionals have the knowledge and experience to guide clients successfully from start to finish through the most challenging aspects of development.
Vice-Chair, Jim Merriam
Vermont Energy Investment Corp. (VEIC) – Burlington – (802) 658-6600
The Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) is a mission-driven nonprofit organization, founded in 1986, that is dedicated to reducing the economic, social, and environmental costs of energy consumption through cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
Treasurer, Steve Letendre
Green Mountain College – Poultney – (802) 287-8303
Green Mountain College was founded in 1834 and in 1996 adopted an environmental mission as a core component of its educational programs. GMC has gained national recognition for both through its award wining environmental liberal arts educational program and its commitment to campus sustainability. In 2010 GMC was rated the “greenest” school in the country by Sierra Magazine. Throughout its history, strong teacher-student relationships have been the hallmark of a GMC education, a tradition that continues today.
Secretary, Kerrick Johnson
VELCO – Rutland – (802) 770-6283
Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) was formed in 1956 when local utilities joined together to create the nation’s first statewide, “transmission only” company in order to share access to clean hydro power and maintain the state’s transmission grid.
AllEarth Renewables, Inc – Williston – (802) 872-9600
AllEarth Renewables, Inc. specializes in the design, manufacture and installation of complete grid-connected wind and solar renewable energy systems that lessen dependence on nuclear and fossil fuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The company’s goal is to provide turnkey products that harness the power of wind and sun for homes and businesses while creating sustainable, well-paying jobs.
SunWood Systems – Waitsfield – (802) 496-6666
As we enter the 21st Century the most common topic of conversation will no doubt be energy. Forward thinking Vermonters are on the move, searching for sustainable solutions to conventional sources such as oil and propane. SunWood Systems is a company founded with these principles in mind.
Vermont Technical College – Randolph – (802) 728-1783
Vermont Tech is an integral and unique institution within the State of Vermont and the Vermont State Colleges offering career-focused, technical education in specialized areas of study related to agriculture, applied sciences, business, engineering, health sciences and sustainability.
Burlington Electric Department – Burlington – (802) 865-7316
BED is a municipally owned utility established in 1906 serving customers within the city of Burlington and the Burlington International airport. It is Vermont’s largest municipally owned utility serving about 16,000 residential customers and about 3,600 commercial customers.
Andrew Raubvogel Shems Dunkiel Raubvogel & Saunders PLLC (SDRS) – Burlington – (802-860-1003)
Shems Dunkiel Raubvogel & Saunders PLLC (SDRS) provides legal counseling to energy, environmental, healthcare and other clients, regulatory and compliance assistance, transactional and business counsel, and litigation services. In the rapidly evolving field of energy and utility law, SDRS assists renewable energy producers before the Public Service Board & FERC, & assists in all related aspects of financing & corporate structuring.
Vermont Independent Power Producers Assoc. – Montpelier -(802) 229-9580
Hickok & Boardman Insurance – Burlington – (802) 383-1624
Bradway joined Hickok & Boardman, Inc. in 2012 as the Vice President of the Renewable Energy Group. With a strong background in client account risk management, property reinsurance and captive development, Bradway brings over 25 years of energy industry expertise to The Hickok & Boardman Insurance Group. He coordinates, manages, and designs renewable energy insurance programs.