Lynn is the Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Political Science from Bucknell University and a Master’s Degree in Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. She is an inaugural fellow in the Donella Meadows Leadership Fellows Program and has earned LEED Green Associate (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and Green Professional (G|PRO) credentials. Lynn has over twenty years of experience in developing public policy and managing a broad range of energy and environmental programs. She worked in the following programs at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection: climate change and energy, Lead by Example, Energy Savings Performance Contracting, recycling and solid waste planning, pollution prevention, and coastal area management.
Phone: (860) 465-0258
Mimi has worked at the Institute since 2010, when she started as a student intern. Now as a full-time staff member, she is responsible for much of the technical work at ISE, including benchmarking, building walkthroughs and making energy conservation recommendations. Mimi holds a BSc in Environmental Earth Science with a Minor in Biology from Eastern Connecticut State University, and has earned a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) credential from the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), along with both the LEED Green Associate and Green Professional (G|PRO) credentials. Mimi is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Geography & GIS at Central Connecticut State University, and enjoys traveling, hiking, golf and running.
Specialist for Education & Training
Phone (860) 465-0256
Laurel is responsible for K-12 Energy Education programs and outreach at ISE, including workshops, and curriculum development, and delivery. She is the co-chair of the Connecticut Green LEAF Schools steering committee and administers the CT Energy Education resources for high school teachers. Laurel is an active member and past president of the Connecticut Science Teachers Association, and a past board member of the Connecticut Outdoor and Environmental Education Association. Laurel holds an AS in Nursing, a BGS in Environmental Earth Sciences from Eastern Connecticut State University, an MA in Teaching from Sacred Heart University, and an MS in Geosciences from Mississippi State University. She also holds certifications as a LEED Green Associate, Green Professional (G|PRO) FUND + O&M, and Green Classroom Professional.
Specialist for Education & Training
Phone: (860) 465-0254
Laura holds a BSc in Physical Geography from the University of Liverpool, a PGCE in Secondary Education from Edge Hill University, a MSc in Secondary Education from Eastern Connecticut State University, and a MSc in Geography: Global Sustainability from Central Connecticut State University. Laura is a certified teacher in the United Kingdom and Connecticut. She is responsible for green campus initiatives, energy education-related projects including curriculum development and delivery, coordination of workshops, conferences, and education outreach. Laura has also earned her LEED Green Associate, and Green Professional (G|PRO) Certification.
Adam is a University Assistant at the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University. He is a recent graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University completing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Minor in Sustainable Energy Studies. He is also certified as a (G|PRO) Green Professional.
As a University Assistant, Adam’s role is to handle energy data from properties we work with for further management through Energy Star Portfolio Manager. He also acts a point of contact for clients seeking help with their own Portfolio Manager accounts. He plays an active role in facility walkthroughs and in managing the Institute’s social media alongside Mimi.
Student Interns at The Institute
(From left to right: Kyle Ellsworth, Trevor Warbin, Dustin Munson, Stephanie Rodgers, Tyler Stebbins, Ying Chen)
Ying Chen, Accounting Major 2014
Kyle Ellsworth, General Studies Major 2014
Dustin Munson, Environmental Earth Science Major 2014
Stephanie Rogers, Environmental Earth Science Major 2015
Tyler Stebbins, Business Information Systems Major 2016
Trevor Warbin, Business Administration Major 2016