Technical Academy Manager & Solar Installation Officer
Steve begun 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, Steve worked as an Advanced Solar Photovoltaic Systems Instructor and served as Professor and Chair of the Construction & Energy Technology Department at Sierra College. Steve is a BPI (Building Performance Institute) Building Analyst Professional certified energy efficiency auditor, as well as an OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer, and a Pre-Apprenticeship Instructor for the Dept. of Labor. His desire to directly help people through training and mentor-ship, as well as GRID's mission to help under served populations with the triple bottom line of “People, Planet, and Employment” attracted him to GRID. In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with his son and family, as well as music, biking and outdoor activities.