Community Energy Manager

Brooks works closely with island communities to assist with programming in energy efficiency, community-owned renewable energy, offshore wind and energy education.  

Brooks holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Spanish from Bowdoin College where he received multiple awards for his work on community energy projects throughout the state of Maine. Prior to working at the Island Institute, Brooks worked as canvasser and community organizer for Opportunity Maine educating homeowners about energy efficiency and for La Capra Associates, an energy consulting firm in Portland. Brooks is also a descendant of the Starlings, one of the original three families on Monhegan Island.


Work: (207) 594-9209 ext. 148