As a Community Development Officer, Brooks is responsible for coordinating and supporting Institute projects and programming that help strengthen a diverse array of community development initiatives.
In his role, Brooks coordinates the Island Institute's Energy team and its leadership training programs, and also supports the work of the Island Fellows team.
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, he worked 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.
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