|Dan retired in 2011 from over 30 years with the City of Greensboro, including serving as Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development and as Manager of Community Sustainability. Dan brings leadership to Clean Energy Durham as it scales up and expands beyond Durham.|
Transit Education Specialist
DeDreana has a background in information technology and training and Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) training. She has a BA in Communications and expertise in project management, gap analysis, client relationship management, and strategic planning. Several years ago she hosted a Hands-On Workshop in her home and she has been an active neighborhood volunteer here in Durham. She is working part-time to promote neighborhood transit options.
Energy Education DirectorTom Higgins
|Tom played an active role in developing the Clean Energy program as a volunteer and continues to administer the program as a staff member. Tom has professional training in energy efficiency and green building, and he has experience consulting on energy efficiency and environmentally-friendly living. His academic background also includes a Masters degree in Neurobiology, and he brings his scientific expertise to this position. With a focus on energy education for the organized neighborhood energy committees, Tom provides technical assistance and coordinates energy workshops and educational activities. He has lived in the area since 2001.|
|Ann has over 20 years of professional experience in project and financial management. She has a BBA in Banking and Finance and an MS in Technical Communication. Her considerable skills and enthusiasm for systems and operations keep Clean Energy Durham's programs running smoothly. Ann is also a former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer who served in Estonia.|
Community Outreach Director
|Lenora coordinated the Durham community outreach program on lead paint abatement for 12 years. She has a Masters in Human Science: Family and Consumer Science and her work in the community has involved program development for behavioral change, door-to-door outreach, testing and evaluation, facilitation of discussion with community partners, financial management, and creative projects such as a children's musical on lead paint hazards. Lenora joined the staff in 2007 as a Community Outreach Specialist for Northeast Central Durham and became Community Outreach Director in 2009.|