Challenge Thank Yous

The City of Falls Church has become the first EPA Green Power Community in Virginia thanks to the efforts of Falls Church residents, businesses, and organizations! We wish to thank:
Our Challenge Partners
  • EPA
    • Blaine Collison - Director, Green Power Partnership
    • Mollie Lemon - Communications Director, Green Power Partnership  
  • Falls Church Environmental Service Council
    • Tim Stevens - Chair
    • Art Binkowski - ESC Energy and Climate Task Group
    • Bob Loftur-Thun - ESC Energy and Climate Task Group
    • Bill Schellstede
    • Raymond Arnaudo
    • Johannah Barry
    • Peter Adriance
    • Peter Oppenheimer
    • Sarah Bayldon
    • Suzanne Updike
  • Dominion Virginia Power
    • Travis Cutler - External Affairs Representative
    • Courtney Gilbert - Renewable Energy Analyst
  • 3Degrees
    • Ryan Link - Director, Utility Partnerships - Eastern Region
    • Julia Marquardt - Associate Manager, Dominion Green Power
    • Elizabeth Stuart - Green Power Associate
  • Falls Church Chamber of Commerce
    • Sally Cole - Executive Director
    • Christopher Bergin - Chair
Businesses &Organizations
  • Crabtree + Co.
    • Stu McMichael - CFO
  • EnergyShift
    • Laurie Huber - Owner
  • Giant
  • Herban Lifestyle
    • Mary Kearns - Founder
  • Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church, VA
    • Rich Palmer - Managing Member
    • Carole Downs - General Manager
  • JDM Associates
    • Deb Cloutier - Principal
    • Drew Yetter - Consultant
  • Staples
  • Starbucks
  • Village Preservation and Improvement Society (VPIS)
    • Mike Connelly - President
  • Young Group
    • Robert Young - President
Green Power Community group photo
163 Residential Households

REC Aggregators
  • CleanCurrents
  • Renewable Choice Energy
    • Jason Wykoff - Director, Business Development
  • WindCurrent
On Site Generation
  • Clare & Dons
    • Rebecca Tax - Owner
  • Walter & Carol Mallory - Residents
  • Easter Seals
    • Jonathan Horowich - Chief Operating Officer
Staff
  • Brenda Creel - Director, Public Utilities
  • Ken Lasso - Public Utilities Assistant
  • Cindy Mester - Assistant City Manager
  • Wyatt Shields - City Manager
  • Office of Communications
    • Susan Finarelli - Director
    • Amy Betor - Online Communications Specialist
  • Green Team
    • Allison Lohrenz
    • Daniel Schlitt
    • Doug Fraser
    • George Armstrong
    • Jason Widstrom
    • Matthew Jacobi
    • Seve Padilla
    • Veronica Prince