Information about our 2017 speakers.
MEET LIA NIELSEN
Lia Nielsen and co-founder of the Green Building Center and owner of Simply Sustainable Products and Services based in Lambertville, NJ. With a background in Construction Management and Sustainability, Lia has worked on a wide variety of projects, from residential to commercial and institutional, including the Peter Lewis Library at Princeton University and the Bank of Amercian Tower in New York. Specializing in healthy and eco-friendly building materials selection, Lia provides consulting and project management services for large and small clients alike. She is LEED green associate and a WELL accredited professional, teaching the latter, and she speaks regularly on topics related to green building.
MEET KIMBERLY HOFF
New Jersey Clean Energy
Kimberly Hoff is a Market Outreach Manager and works on behalf of New Jersey’s residential energy efficiency programs under New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program™, specifically the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR, HVAC and Residenial New Construction programs. Her experience encompasses working in marketing, client services, and government affairs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Susquehanna University and a Masters of Business Administration from Rider University.
MEET MIKE WINKA
Doing the Math: Financing Your Solar Panels
Mike Winka, is a member of Sustainable Lawrence.
MEET JIM WALTMAN
Jim Waltman is ...
MEET SCOTT NEEDHAM
Scott Needham from Princeton Air will be speaking about the benefits for Home Energy Audits.
MEET KATHERINE BIGGINS
Kathleen Biggins is a co-founder of C-Change Conversations, a non-partisan non-profit dedicated to promoting informed discussion around climate change and its impacts. C-Change Conversations brings the dialog about climate change away from the political edges, prompting people in the middle of the political spectrum to understand and care about this issue. For more information please visit: www.c-changeconversations.com.
A NRG representative will speak about What Solar Panel Project is right for you?
MEET SONJA MICHALUK
The Consequences of Fracking
Sonja Michaluk is a student at Hopewell Valley Central High School in Hopewell, NJ. She has been studying macro-invertebrates for a number of years and her work was recently recognized when she was one of 30 finalists in the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) national competition. She is also an intern at the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association, and teaches during the summer at 4-H camps.