Our trainers include BPC staff members, affiliated staff from the Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason, and Thurston Counties and Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners, and contracted specialists.
Ross has been with the Opportunity Council for eight years, working in low-income weatherization as a crew lead, and performing energy audits and project coordination for the Community Energy Challenge. Ross became the manager of the Community Energy Challenge in 2015.
Ross’ combination of strong building science and technical background, experience training and consulting with contractors, and his vision for innovation will serve the agency well as we move into the future… (more…)
Chris’s background in building and weatherization goes back to 1986. As a senior trainer, he provides expert instruction and insight for the BPC’s weatherization training program, custom workshops, and national and regional conferences. (more…)
Sam is an affiliate trainer with the Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason, and Thurston Counties (CAC LMT) in Lacey, WA. He currently serves as Weatherization Coordinator. (more…)
Jim has been actively working in residential energy efficiency retrofit since 2005. He has field experience as a Technician, Crew Lead, Project Coordinator, and Quality Assurance/Control Inspector with the Opportunity Council’s Weatherization and Community Energy Challenge programs. (more…)
Robyn has been with the OC since 2009. With a degree in Administrative Assistance, Robyn contributes strong organizational, research and computer skills to the BPC. Robyn is responsible for registration coordination, workshop logistics and information sharing among BPC training participants.
Don is an affiliate trainer with the Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason, and Thurston Counties (CAC LMT) in Lacey, WA. He currently serves as Project Manager for the training center, as well as a senior building analyst/auditor and inspector. (more…)
Mike is an affiliate trainer with the Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP) in Spokane, WA. His background in building and weatherization trades began over 20 years ago, and he is now the senior trainer for lead, combustion safety and diagnostic training. (more…)