Jared Duval brings to EAN a background in non-profit management and strategic facilitation, having directed the Sierra Club’s national student and youth organization from 2005 to 2007, while also co-chairing a U.S. and Canada-wide coalition (the similarly named the Energy Action Coalition) that worked with hundreds of campuses to advance ambitious energy efficiency and renewable energy investments. More recently Jared served as Economic Development Director at the Agency of Commerce and Community Development, where he was responsible for providing business support to working lands and green economy businesses across Vermont and helped to guide millions of dollars of state and federal investments in sustainable economic development via the Northern Border Regional Commission, the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative, and the Clean Energy Development Fund. Part of the ninth generation of his family to call Vermont home, Jared grew up in the Upper Connecticut River Valley and now lives in Montpelier with his wife, the Rev. Joan Javier-Duval and their four-year old son, Liam.
Locally, he serves as Vice Chair of the Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Clean Energy Development Fund and is a Board member of both the Orton Family Foundation and the Public Assets Institute. Before moving back to Vermont, Jared was an author and Fellow with Demos, the New York based think tank. His first book, Next Generation Democracy: What the Open Source Revolution Means for Power, Politics, and Change, was published by Bloomsbury in 2010. He was also a contributor to the book A Renewable World: Policies, Practices & Technologies.
Jared holds degrees from Princeton University – Woodrow Wilson School (Master in Public Affairs – Domestic Policy, 2014), University of Cambridge (MPhil, Modern Society and Global Transformations, 2012), and Wheaton College, Massachusetts (Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude – Economics and Political Science, 2005.
Sarah Wolfe is the Network Director for EAN, working with our network members and partners to expand our collective impact on clean energy action in Vermont. Sarah comes to EAN from the Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG), where she was the Clean Energy Advocate. A native Vermonter, she spent four years in California working on state level solar policy across the country before returning to focus on Vermont’s renewable energy future in 2016. Sarah graduated from Wesleyan University in 2012 with high honors (and fun fact: she was a Theater major!).
Vermont Community Energy Dashboard Manager
Rob Fish is the Dashboard Manager for Energy Action Network. In this role, he manages Vermont’s one-stop-shop for energy information and resources: the Vermont Community Energy Dashboard. Rob has a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Vermont. He previously worked for the Vermont Council on Rural Development’s Digital Economy Project training nonprofits on the effective use of new online technology and he co-founded the nonprofit Food for Maine’s Future. Rob has been involved in community outreach and organizing in varying capacities for almost 20 years.