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Angela DeMonbreun
Angela DeMonbreun

Angela DeMonbreun

Florida Program Director

Angela is a fourth generation Floridian. She is passionate about community outreach and believes that informed and engaged voters are key to building an accountable democratic society. Her experience includes project development, grassroots organizing, community engagement, and policy advocacy focusing on capacity building. Prior to joining Solar United Neighbors, Angela served as president of the League of Women Voters Jacksonville First Coast for four years, working to increase informed voter participation through education and advocacy and still volunteers as their Outreach Director. Angela also volunteers as a Board of Trustee for St. Johns Country Day School in Orange Park, Florida, serving on the Executive Committee. In 2015, Angela was selected as one of Jacksonville’s Women of Influence. Angela holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Jacksonville University. A certified scuba diver and proud wife and mom, Angela loves to take advantage of the Florida waterways by boating, collecting scallops in the Florida Gulf, and lobster in the Keys.

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angela@solarunitedneighbors.org
904-351-8570

Angela DeMonbreun

Florida Program Director

Angela is a fourth generation Floridian. She is passionate about community outreach and believes that ...

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Jody Finver

South Florida Program Coordinator

Jody is known across South Florida as “Solar Girl” for her work to help her community go solar. She puts her decades of experience as an advertising copywriter and creative director to use creating witty slogans and signage that educate voters and fight for solar rights in Florida. Prior to joining Solar United Neighbors, she served as the Solar Chair for her local League of Women Voters chapter where she audited the solar permitting process of her city and worked with various departments to improve the process and waive permitting fees. A net-zero rooftop solar customer, EV driver, and local community organizer, she lives by example. When she’s not being a solar evangelist, she can be found kayaking with her dog Walter and her right-hand man Simon.

Contact
jody@solarunitedneighbors.org
786-671-5434

Jody Finver

South Florida Program Coordinator

Jody is known across South Florida as “Solar Girl” for her work to help her community go solar. She ...

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Heaven Campbell
Heaven Campbell

Heaven Campbell

Florida Program Associate

Heaven brings her passion and experience in program management, volunteer management, research, capacity-building, diversity and inclusion, and evaluation to her work. She is a native of Florida and proud to say she’s #FreshfromFlorida. She has a Master of Science in Family, Youth and Community Sciences and. Heaven loves hiking and spending time with friends and family.

Contact
heaven@solarunitedneighbors.org
904-701-4059

Heaven Campbell

Florida Program Associate

Heaven brings her passion and experience in program management, volunteer management, research, ...

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Julia Herbst
Julia Herbst

Julia Herbst

St. Pete Co-op Coordinator

Julia is thrilled to work with Solar United Neighbors to help expand solar in the Sunshine State. Her passion for clean energy began while working in Pennsylvania’s coal regions as an AmeriCorps member. Water quality, landscape design, and community service projects grew out of her Master of Landscape Architecture Degree from RISD. She has completed Frostburg University’s Wind and Solar Energy (WISE) Education Program, Pinellas County Water Stewards Program and Florida Master Naturalist courses. Through teaching, volunteer and work experiences, she champions the power of education and local action in positive environmental change. Julia’s a native plant and butterfly fan who loves to hike, bike and travel the world with her husband.

Contact
julia@solarunitedneighbors.org
727-537-6194

Julia Herbst

St. Pete Co-op Coordinator

Julia is thrilled to work with Solar United Neighbors to help expand solar in the Sunshine State. Her ...

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Ian Reichardt
Ian Reichardt

Ian Reichardt

Go Solar Program Coordinator

Ian has worked to build sustainable communities across the globe. He studied the effects of a small-scale hydroelectric dam on agriculture and water resource allocation in rural Ecuador. He worked with local farming communities to ensure they had equitable water access. Ian is happy to be back in the States working toward a clean, equitable energy system. Ian graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s in Communications and minors in Computer Science and Sustainability.  Outside of work, he loves to play guitar, read, bike, and spend time with friends and family.

Contact
ian@solarunitedneighbors.org
202-888-3601

Ian Reichardt

Go Solar Program Coordinator

Ian has worked to build sustainable communities across the globe. He studied the effects of a small-scale ...

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Carra Cheslin
Carra Cheslin

Carra Cheslin

Director of Engagement

Carra serves as the Director of Engagement for Solar United Neighbors and is passionate about connecting, activating, and engaging people from all walks of life in the environmental movement. She joined Solar United Neighbors to contribute to the implementation of tangible on the ground solutions to climate change and to mobilize more folks to get involved with spreading the word about renewable energy in their communities. Carra has over a decade of professional experience in program management and design, community outreach and engagement, youth development, and digital organizing in the non-profit, local government, recreation, and education sectors. Carra holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Sociology-based Human Relations from Connecticut College and is a certified Wilderness First Responder and Master Gardener.

Contact
carra@solarunitedneighbors.org
202-854-9815

Carra Cheslin

Director of Engagement

Carra serves as the Director of Engagement for Solar United Neighbors and is passionate about connecting, ...

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Ben Delman
Ben Delman

Ben Delman

Communications Director

Ben is an experienced solar communications professional. He has helped solar companies get recognition for their product and project announcements and worked with solar advocates across the county to help them educate the public about policies that allow solar energy to compete a level playing field with other energy sources. At Solar United Neighbors, Ben generates attention to the work the organization does to help people go solar, join together, and fight for their energy rights. Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the George Washington University.

Contact
ben@solarunitedneighbors.org
202-888-3602

Ben Delman

Communications Director

Ben is an experienced solar communications professional. He has helped solar companies get recognition ...

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Co-founders of Florida’s first solar co-ops honored by Orlando Mayor

Orlando Mayor Teresa Jacobs honored Mary Dipboye and Michael Cohen, outstanding volunteers in Florida, for organizing the highly successful East and West Orange ...
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