John is a Licensed professional electrical engineer (PE) in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona. Certified photovoltaic installation professional, North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). EPA Certified Refrigeration Technician. 35 years experience working in energy industry.
For a dozen years Dan was CEO and CFO for a medical equipment and supply company specializing in kid's needs. He has 30 years in the construction industry doing remodeling, restoration, and repair. Dan has a degree in Parks and Recreation with a focus on Environmental Interpretation.
Raised in Boulder, CO, Garrett has always been outdoor & environmentally-minded. He moved to Durango in 2012 and has been with Solar Barn Raising since 2017. Garrett has worked on over 100 projects and has a B.S. in Engineering from Fort Lewis College. When not designing systems, Garrett spends his time skiing and biking.
Originally from Kansas, Casey moved to Colorado 8 years ago to enjoy the mountain offerings of biking and boarding. Casey has a B.S. in Engineering from Fort Lewis College.
Riley assists SBR with nonprofit management, communications, outreach, and installation. Her background includes a variety of work with nonprofits and businesses around the country, with a focus on renewable energy and energy efficiency, food systems, and building networks for change. She has a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Allegheny College in western PA where she is from, and a certificate in Photovoltaic System Design & Installation from San Juan College in Farmington, NM.
Warehouse & Installation
Originally from Wisconsin, Kaila has spent the last 10 years traveling, working, and pursuing educational opportunities around the world. After graduating from Sierra Nevada College in Lake Tahoe with a degree in Alternative Energy and Outdoor Leadership, Kaila's passion has continued to revolve around adventuring and protecting the outdoors through lifestyle and professional development. Following her time as a residential solar installer at Grid Alternatives, a solar non-profit in Denver, she was hired on by Solar Barn Raising - allowing her to work and live off-grid in the mountains around Durango.
Raised in Arvada, CO in a solar-powered home, Kayla has had a strong passion for renewable energy systems for most of her life. She is pursuing a B.S. in General Engineering at Fort Lewis College, and hopes to remain in Durango and to help reduce the carbon footprints of buildings under the leadership of Solar Barn Raising.
Originally from Chicago, IL, Paul moved to Colorado to attend Fort Lewis College for undergraduate studies in engineering. Paul fills his free time with skateboarding, windsurfing, sailing, and synthesizer design.