Much of CALSEIA's work is done through our 15 working committees. Committee participation is open to all members in good standing. 

 

Regional Chapters

Chair: Greg Gahagan (UMA)

Members/Chapter Chairs: SAN DIEGO - Tara Kelly (Sullivan Solar Power), Ryan Carney (Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE)), Martin Learn (Home Energy Systems), Alistair McCabe (Sunup Energy), LOS ANGELES - Ronald Mulick (Solartronics, Inc.), Michael Kahn (Kahn Solar). INLAND EMPIRE - Peter Bliss (SunEarth Inc.), Stephen Jenkins (Advanced Conservation Systems). CENTRAL VALLEY - Jack Ramsey (AltSys Solar Inc.). BAY AREA - Randy Zechman (Clean Solar), Rachel Van Wert (Leadership for a Clean Economy), Dave DuPuy (Sunpower), Bryan Whitton (Darfon Corporation). NORTH BAY - Jeff Mathias (Synergy Solar), Peter Renfro (Westcoast Solar Energy). SACRAMENTO - Ed Lainez (Mounting Systems Inc.), Becca Russell (GRID Alternatives).


Elections

Chair: Jeanine Cotter (Luminalt)

Members: Ed Murray (Aztec), Bill Stewart (SolarCraft)


Ethics

Chair: Ed Murray (Aztec)

Members: Pat Redgate (AMECO)


Events

Chair: Aaron Thurlow (SolFuture Consulting)

Members: Cecilia Aguillon (Kyocera), Ed Murray (Aztec)


Membership

Chair: Jeanine Cotter (Luminalt)

Members: Ed Murray (Aztec), Pat Redgate (AMECO), Nic Stover (CalCom Solar), Jeff Spies (Quick Mount PV), Kelsea Jones (CALSEIA)


Legislative& Regulatory Policy

Chair: Ben Airth (CSE)

Members: Aaron Thurlow (SolFuture Consulting), Adam Chrisman    (SunEarth), Adam Gerza (Energy Toolbase), Allison Duffy (Solectria), Andrew Hoffman (CalCom Solar), Andy Schwartz (SolarCity), Ben Airth (CSE), Bernadette Del Chiaro    (CALSEIA),Bill Stewart (SolarCraft), Blair Swezey (SunPower Corp), Brad Heavner (CALSEIA), Bruce Ledesma (Mosaic), Cecilia Aguilon    (Kyocera), David Gersz (Stellar Solar), Dan Chia (SolarCity), Damon Franz (SolarCity),Daniel Sullivan (Sullivan Solar Power),David Vincent (Conergy), Ed Murray (Aztec Solar), Erin Clark (PetersenDean), Francesca Wahl (SolarCity), Gary Gerber (Sun Light & Power), Geoffrey Smith (Center for Climate Protection), Gina Goodhill Rosen (SolarCity), Greg Gahagan (UMA), Hilary Pearson (Sungevity), Inger Goodman (Commerce Energy), Jason Hanson (Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort), Jeanine Cotter (Luminalt), Jeff Lounsberry (CalCom Solar), Jeff Spies (QuickMount PV), Jennifer Thomas (American Solar Direct), Jeremy Hutman (Renew Financial), Jonathan Whelan    (Optony), Joshua Stacy (SolarEdge), Justin Loidolt (Banner Solar), Eric Karlen (Sungevity), Keith Randhahn (Baker Electric), Kelly Knutsen (CALSEIA), Kevin Refoua (Regreen), Kevin Weinberg (Baker Electric), Kim Malfacini (SunRun), Les Nelson (IAPMO), Lyle Rawlins (Advanced Solar Products), Marc Kolb (SolarCity), Martin Learn (Home Energy Systems), Matthew Monnig (PetersenDean), Megha Lakhchaura (SunRun), Michael Bishop (OnGrid), Michael Powers (Stellar Solar), Norm Nielsen (Chico Electric), Pat Redgate (SolarPro), Rick Brown (Terre Verde Renewable Partners), Rick Reed (SolarSupply), Sanjay Ranchod (SolarCity), Scott Sarem (Everyday Energy), Tara Kelly (Sullivan Solar Power), Tim Ramage (PetersenDean), Victoria Sanville (SolarWorld), Lynn Rasic (Renovate America), Chris Dixon (Sullivan Solar Power), Sean Mazelli (Baker Electric), Andrew Yip (Bosch), Walker Wright (Green Charge Networks), Tony Pastore (Ag Energy Systems), Tom Williard (Sage Renewables), Matt Messina (Renovate America), Luke Tarbi (Energy Sage), Sara Matasci (Energy Sage), Carl Treadwell (QuickMount PV), Noah Kirsch (WunderCapital), Cam Ramey (WunderCapital), Tom Young (UNIRAC)

 

Subcommittees

Storage

Chair: Andy Schwartz (Solar City)

Members: Johnson Chiang (Avalon Battery), Brian Ballek (Avalon Battery), Brian Champlin (Battery Systems), Josh Brumm (Battery Systems), Andrew Hoffman (CalCom Solar), Peter Parrish (California Solar Engineering), Ben Airth (Center for Sustainable Energy), Christopher Jones (Chilicon Power), Stuart Rentz (Civic Solar), Ted Thomas (Clean Energy Storage), Adam Gerza (Energy Toolbase), Bob Leckinger (Fafco),Chuck Rames (Geli), Dan Vickery (Greencharge Networks), Walker Wright (Green Charge Networks), Martin Learn    (Home Energy Systems), Chris Howden (Humless), Walter Ellard    (iDemand), Inger Goodman (Just Energy), Neil Maguire (Adara Power), Greg Maguire (Adara Power), Cecilia Aguillon (Kyocera), Alex Au (Nextracker), Jesse Yu (Nextracker), Josh Weiner (Nextracker), Vincent Battaglia (Renova Energy), Patrick Sheehan (Renova Energy), Mark Smith (Solar Forward), Andy Schwartz (SolarCity), Damon Franz (SolarCity), Bill Stewart (SolarCraft), Michelle Mapel (Sonnen), Gary Gerber (Sun Light & Power), Cecilia Villasenor Johnson (Sun Pacific Solar),Hilary Pearson (Sungevity),Erick Karlen (Sungevity), Justin Schafer (Sungevity), Parker Thompson(Sungevity), Rick Brown (TerraVerde Renewable Partners), Alison Duffy (Yaskawa-Solectria), Emily Hwang (Yaskawa-Solectria), Andrew Meyer (Swell), Megha Lakhchaura (SunRun), Norm Nielsen (Chico Electric), Jared Perram    (ReGreen), Stacey Reineccius (Powertree), Ian McCluskey (Renvu), Andy Weber (Renvu), Andrew Yip (Bosch), Jean Woo (Custom Power Solar), Brad Heavner (CALSEIA)

Rates

Chair: Brad Heavner (staff)

Members: Gary Gerber (Sun Light & Power), Bill Stewart (Solar Craft), Andy Black (SolarCity), Ben Airth (CSE), Cecilia Aguillon (Kyocera), Marc Kolb (SolarCity), Rick Brown (TerraVerde), Don Osborn (Spectrum), Walker Wright (Green Charge Networks), Martin Learn (Home Energy Systems)

CCA

Chair: John Parry (Solar Works)

Members: Ben Airth (CSE), Brad Heavner (staff), Gary Gerber (Sun Light & Power), Sanjay Ranchod (Solar City)  

Smart Grid

Chair: 

Members: Dave Morton (A-C Electric), Derrick McGaugh (AES), Lance McClung (AES), Tim Hamor (AES), Tony Pastore (Ag Energy Systems), Kevin Weinberg (Baker Electric), Rich Remington (BTA Solar), Andrew Hoffman (CalCom), Jeff Lounsberry (CalCom), Tim McDuffie (CalCom), Chris Sears (Cenergy), Jeff Lifur (Cenergy), Nader Yarpezeshkan (Cenergy), Todd Desiato (Cenergy), Norm Nielsen (Chico), David Vincent (Conergy), Kirk Short (Elite Solar), Michelle Olson (Elite Solar), Adam Gerza (Energy Toolbase), John Berdner (Enphase), Brian Lydic (Fronius), Amanda (JKB), Rich Borba (JKB), Sarah Mooneyham (JKB), Josh Weiner (Nextracker), Mark Dure-Smith (Opterra), Daniel O’Connell (Pacific Land and Energy), Chris Smith (PFMG), Ryan Park (REC Solar), Bob Katebian (Solar2Power), Andy Scwartz (SolarCity), Damon Franz (SolarCity), Francesca Wahl (SolarCity), Kevin Joyce (SolarCity), Ryan Hanley (SolarCity), Bill Stewart (SolarCraft), Kristian Emrich (Solarponics), Alan Fields (Sungevity), Erick Karlen (Sungevity), Hilary Pearson    (Sungevity), Blair Swezey (Sunpower), Jason Spokes (Sunpower), Shannon Dixon (Sunworks), Rick Brown (TerraVerde), Jeremiah Seng (ThinkWire), Kevin Flanagan (ThinkWire), Jaymes Callinan (Vista Solar), Allison Duffy (Yaskawa-Solectria), Emily Hwang (Yaskawa-Solectria), Michael Neiman (Yaskawa-Solectria), Soonwook Hong (Yaskawa-Solectria)

 

Interconnection

Chair: Andrew Hoffman (CalCom Solar)

Members: Lance McClun (AES), Derrick McGaugh (AES), Tim Hamor (AES), Tony Pastore (Ag Energy Systems/Chico Electric), Kevin Weinberg (Baker), Rich Remington (BTA Solar), Jeff Lounsberry (CalCom), Tim McDuffie    (CalCom), Andrew Hoffman (CalCom), Nader Yarpezeshkan    (Cenergy), Jeff Lifur (Cenergy), Todd Desiato (Cenergy), Norm Nielsen    (Chico), Mark Frederick (CitiGreen), David Vincent (Conergy), Michelle Olson (Elite Solar), Rich Borba (JKB), Sarah Mooneyham    (JKB), Amanda Johnson (JKB), Mark Dure-Smith (Opterra), Harb Sidhu (Opterra), Daniel O'Connell (Pacific Land and Energy), Kathi Czahar    (REC Solar), Ben Peters    (Solar Action Network), Annie Cwiklinski (SolarCity), Carissa Murray    (SolarCity), Damon Franz (SolarCity), Ben Liu (SolarCity), Sarah Walinga (SolarCity), Blair Swezey    (Sunpower), Louisa Jones (Sunpower), Tasha McCarter (Sunpower), Cassie Mayall (Sunpower), Shannon Dixon (Sunworks), Kevin Flanagan (ThinkWire), Jeremiah Seng (ThinkWire), Todd Filbrun (Kurios Energy), Brett Spencer (Advanced Solar Solutions), Chris Sears (Cenergy)


Permitting

Chair: Pat Redgate (AMECO)

Members: Gary Gerber (Sun Light & Power), Bill Stewart (SolarCraft), Dan Chia (SolarCity), Hilary Pearson (Sungevity), Walker Wright (Green Charge Networks), Sach Constantine (CSE), Tamara Gishri (CSE), Adam Gerza (Sullivan), Alan Fields (Sungevity), Les Nelson (IAPMO), Misha Balmer (Sungevity), Tom McCalmont (McCalmont Engineering), Bill Brooks (Brooks Engineering)


Thermal

Chair: Les Nelson (IAPMO)

Members: Adam Chrisman (SunEarth), Bill Sibner (Prime Solar), Bob Danielson (SunEarth), Bob Leckinger (FAFCO), Dave Sizelove (Aquatherm), Dick Wagenseller (SunLight Energy), Ed Murray (Aztec), Gary Gerber (Sun Light & Power), Greg Gahagan (UMA), Jason Hanson (Sierra Pacific), Jeff Brown (SolTek), Joe Berrios (FAFCO), Jonathan Gemma (Aztec), Justin Weil (Sun Water Solar), Mark Smith (Solar Forward), Martin Morehouse (Sun Light & Power), Matt Traficonte (CA Solar Thermal), Pat Redgate (AMECO), Peter Bliss (SunEarth), Phil Deatsch (Diablo Solar), Phil DelNegro (SunTrek), Rick Reed (SunEarth), Rick Rothman (SunUp Energy), Rick Sims (Solar Hydronics), Rick Vasquez (Vasco), Roy Heine (SunTrek), Stephen Jenkins (ACS), Ted Bavin (All Valley Solar)


Healthy & Safety

Chair: Jesse Elliott (REC)

Members: Carlos Ramirez (Solar City), Sanjay Ranchod (Solar City), Gary Gerber (Sun Light & Power)


Codes & Standards

Chair: Jeff Spies (QuickMount PV)

Members: Bill Brooks (Brooks Engineering), Alan Fields (Sungevity), Les Nelson (IAPMO), Allison Duffy (Solectria), Brandon Carlson (New Day Solar), Martin Herzfeld (Hoaglandz), John Taecker (UL), Duane Menton (QuickMount PV)