Amber is one of Encore’s newest staff members. Serving as Project Manager – Field Services, she comes to Encore with a wide variety of experience in the Vermont solar industry. She has worked as a residential PV installer and service technician, as well as a commercial solar evaluator, designer, site supervisor, and operations and maintenance manager.
An advocate for increasing diversity in the renewable energy and trade industries, Amber works closely with the non-profit Vermont Works for Women as a solar instructor for their middle school and high school programs, adult pre-apprenticeship training, and job training for incarcerated women nearing release.
Amber has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Ithaca College, concentrating in land use and ecosystem management. She is a 4th year electrical apprentice working toward her Journeyworker electrical license through Vermont Technical College and the Vermont Department of Labor. She is NABCEP PV associate certified and working toward the NABCEP Installation Professional credential. Prior to her work in the renewable energy industry, Amber worked in the NY wine industry and VT coffee roasting industry.