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Energy Smart Colorado, Inc.

To realize 20% energy savings in 20% of buildings by 2020, Energy Smart Colorado is collaborating with 10 community partners serving 25 Colorado counties to advance community-based goals for energy efficiency or climate action by sharing resources, building capacity, and providing mutual support.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
2
Full Time Staff:
1
Contract Staff:
Volunteers Annually:
10
Retention Rate:
50%

Cameron Millard, Training Officer
Start Date: 2019

Cameron is in his 10th year as a BPI certified Building Analyst Professional. He earned an MA in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University (Boulder) and a BA in Spanish from Amherst College (Massachusetts). He lives in Leadville, Colorado with his wife and two boys and also serves as the Energy Programs Director at Cloud City Conservation Center. Cameron is passionate about energy efficient, healthy and durable homes, and has experience as a home performance contractor, energy auditor and program implementer. When not at work, he can found skiing, cycling, or building something.

Kasey Provorse, Executive Director
Start Date: 2018

Kasey joined Energy Smart Colorado in May 2018. Kasey brings 25 years of nonprofit leadership, fund-raising, and community relations expertise to her position as Executive Director. In her role with Energy Smart Colorado (ESC), Kasey is focused on developing new partnerships, revenue growth, and member support services.

Prior to joining ESC, Kasey served as the Director of Development for The Summit Foundation, a community foundation based in Summit County, Colorado for 11 years. Through employee giving programs, a patron pass program partnership with local ski areas and several annual giving and endowment fund campaigns as well as donor advised and scholarship funds, Kasey cultivated more than $3 million in fund-raised revenue annually.

A Summit County resident since 1992, Kasey's previous positions included fund-raising for The Keystone Center and its program division Keystone Science School and as Executive Director of Summit Recycling Project (now High Country Conservation Center, an Energy Smart Colorado partner). Kasey received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with Honors from the University of Denver and, through a fellowship provided by The Colorado Trust, she obtained her Masters of Nonprofit Management from Regis University.

Emily Birk, Program Manager
Start Date: 2018

Emily supports Energy Smart Colorado part-time as Program Manager. Emily has brought a breadth of experience in solar installations for low-income residents that included four years with the Denver-based organization GRID Alternatives as their Outreach Manager.

Energy Smart Colorado benefits from Emily's skilled project management, her training with Solar Energy International (SEI) and her experience developing and engaging volunteers for community solar gardens.

A Colorado native, Emily has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado in Boulder. Through her studies abroad in Seville, Spain, Emily became bi-lingual in Spanish.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
4
Term Length:
3 years
Term Limit:
3 terms
Total # of Board Members:
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
7

Board Demographics:

Female:
2
Male:
5
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
1
White:
6
Hispanic or Latino:
0
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

96%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

Committees

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Fundraising
Program Services

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