Janna is a trained community energy manager with a background in green-tech entrepreneurship and demand side management. Through her work at Community Power, Janna supports Indigenous communities with formalizing their community energy goals and designing custom programs to further them. She has a long track record of successfully supporting Community Partners with accessing funding to move their projects ahead. Janna’s personal mission is to nurture right relationship with the land as we adapt to changing climate. She seeks to promote the cultural resiliency tools that Indigenous communities are actively using.
Janna received her Bachelor of Science in Geography with a concentration in Environmental Studies from the University of the Fraser Valley, and completed the Community Energy Management program at BCIT.
Prior to joining Community Power, Janna was the COO and VP of Business Development at the home energy management start-up ThinkEco, where she contributed to the design of urban environmental big data systems and demand side behavior change tools.