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6.10.16 - OSEIA has always been a busy place and it’s becoming even busier. Two solar champions have joined the OSEIA crew to help out on some important projects.

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OSEIA Hires Executive Director - Jeff Bissonnette

Long-Time Clean Energy Advocate Joins Solar Trade Group
Effective February 1, 2016, Jeff Bissonnette joins OSEIA as Executive Director

Portland, OR - Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association (OSEIA) is proud to announce Jeff Bissonnette as their new Executive Director. This is an exciting time for the solar industry and Jeff Bissonnette comes to OSEIA after more than 17 years with Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon (CUB), the state's residential utility ratepayer advocate organization.

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OSEIA Hires New Program Coordinator

Meghan will be working on our development and training programs and providing increased outreach to the industry. Meghan has nine years of community organizing, public outreach and climate change education. As a consultant, she is currently serving as a Project Manager for Green Building Services developing an Intro to Sustainability college level curriculum. Prior to becoming a consultant, she managed Solarize Washington campaigns and provided feasibility evaluation of renewable energy projects at Northwest SEED in Seattle. In the past, Meghan served as an Interpretive Park Ranger and Climate Change Educator at the North Cascades National Park in Stehekin, WA. Meghan holds a B.S. in Marketing and International Business from Penn State and a Masters in Public and International Affairs, Environmental Policy from Virginia Tech. For her commitment to public service and social justice, Meghan received the Government and International Affairs Founding Faculty Award for demonstrating the ideals of community engagement, public service, and social justice. Meghan also received a prestigious fellowship (C2C-Campus-to-Congress) from the Bard Center for Environmental Policy for emerging leaders in climate change.

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