Janice Ashworth has been with the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op since 2011, in the role of Operations Manager since 2012. She has been working in the community-owned renewable energy sector for a decade in the corporate and non-profit sectors. She was a founding member and co-ordinator of the Nova Scotia Sustainable Electricity Alliance. Also in Nova Scotia, Janice worked with Colchester-Cumberland Windfield, a community-owned wind power project, and with the Ecology Action Centre. In Ottawa, she has worked as a Community Organizer for Ecology Ottawa. Janice has a Master’s in Environmental Studies from Dalhousie University where she focused on community power structures and policies.