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Senior Community Development Officer, Clean Energy
  • Center for Climate and Community

Jamie is a Senior Community Development Officer leading Island Institute’s clean energy work. By using his experience in sustainable development and by building relationships with sector leaders, Jamie promotes clean energy projects for Maine’s island and coastal working waterfronts and businesses.

Jamie has a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts with a focus on sustainable development from Harvard Extension School and a master’s degree in sustainability leadership from Arizona State University. Jamie’s career has taken him to Nantucket, Maui, and Maine. Jamie’s experience in the clean energy sector includes his time spent as the director of the renewable energy division of Maui Electric. In Maine, he has worked as an independent consultant, helping guide sustainable and resilient clean energy projects.

He is from Manchester, Massachusetts and grew up surfing, sailing, and scuba diving around Cape Ann. Jamie now enjoys skiing and kayaking here in Maine. He lives in Camden with his wife, son, and their mini Australian shepherd.