Education and Training:
1980 MS Applied Science (Energy), New York University, New York, NY, Conventional and advanced energy technology and policy
1977 BA Philosophy, Magna Cum Laude, P.B.K., Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont (minor concentration, physics)
2003-present: Director of Marine Current Technology, Verdant Power, Inc., New York, NY. Coordination of technical resources to design, fabricate and deploy kinetic hydro energy conversion devices, systems.
2000-2002: Outreach Director, Office of Congressman Bernard Sanders, Vermont At-Large. Coordinating five-member outreach staff.
1993-2000: Vermont State Representative, Chittenden 7-3 District (Burlington). Elected 1992, - 1998.
1990 2000: Owner, Corren Systems. Licensing of patented technologies, consulting on business technology.
1986 1989: CEO, Workable Computers, Inc., South Burlington, VT. Founded firm to manufacture and market Integrated User Interface-based computer systems.
1980 1986: Research Scientist, New York University Department of Applied Science, New York, NY. Responsible for all areas of energy research from theory through model tests, full-scale prototypes, proposal writing, project planning, budgeting, system design, materials, test design, instrumentation, and data acquisition and control. Coordination of scientists, engineers and subcontractors, and interaction with the public, media, and government.