Todd Rogers, CEM has been designing innovative programs in the energy and education fields for more than 20 years. His energy management and program design services are utilized by K-12 schools, energy service companies, housing authorities, utilities, and government agencies. In 2002, he founded Energy Training Solutions (ETS) to provide programming designed to increase client knowledge and skills related to energy, sustainability, and the environment. His experience includes the management of energy performance contracting projects, development of curricula used nationwide for K-12 students and home performance training programs, and coordination of statewide energy education programming.
Bruce Kaiser works extensively on ETS public housing authority programs, giving presentations and conducting equipment inspections. Prior to this, he worked as a high school industrial arts and technology teacher as well as a special education teacher in New York State for over 30 years. During his career as an educator, Bruce served as a school administrator and principal and worked extensively with special needs populations. He has also applied his hands-on skills to the design and construction of his energy efficient home. A gifted educator, with a unique skill set well suited to the public housing environment, Bruce is an ideal fit for working closely with residents as well as agency administrators.
Krystal White has a masters in environmental science from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She adds her extensive experience with sustainability initiatives, data analysis and STEM education to our team. Krystal works primarily with our KiloWatch Program for K-12 Schools.
Bev Zier brings over 25 years of educational programming experience to her work at ETS. She has worked on public housing programming, as well as development of green collar workforce training programs for ETS. She has specialized in implementing and managing peer education programming, where public housing residents are trained as educators and deliver energy education content to their neighbors. Her extensive background in career and technical education includes consulting and developing curriculum for the New York State Department of Education (NYSED), monitoring of programming and staff development training for educational organizations, and serving as a principal for a Career and Technical Education Center operating under the New York State Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). Additionally, she has participated in the development of a course that trains high school students as whole-house building energy analysts, along with the design of courses for adults in the building trades. These courses were developed with funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the high school course met NYSED requirements for building trades courses.
Ken Sheinkopf has worked extensively on ETS public housing authority programs, giving presentations and conducting equipment inspections throughout the United States. He served for 24 years as Associate Director of the Florida Solar Energy Center, where he directed the Center’s public information, continuing education, and governmental relations programs. Ken has been a national-level energy and education expert for more than 30 years, including work on projects for the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the American Solar Energy Society. He also wrote a weekly syndicated newspaper column on home energy (distributed to more than 400 newspapers) from 1986 through 2010, and was a monthly columnist on energy for Solar Today magazine for several years.