Headquarters Workforce Technical Training Director
Steve began his relationship with GRID Alternatives serving on the North Valley Board of Directors. Before coming on board to join GRID as North Valley’s Solar Installation Training Officer and Technical Academy Manager, Steve worked as an Advanced Solar Photovoltaic Systems Instructor and served as Professor and Chair of the Construction & Energy Technology Department at Sierra College. He now joins GRID HQ as the Workforce Technical Training Director. His desire to directly help people through training and mentorship; as well as GRID's mission to help people affected by economic and environmental injustice through the triple bottom line of “People, Planet, and Employment” attracted him to GRID. Steve holds a BS degree in marketing from San Jose State University, and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Solar Photovoltaic Energy at Cosumnes River College. In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with his son and family, as well as music, biking, and outdoor activities.