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 and projects that further those goals. In the last year alone, Janna has supported communities with accessing over $1.5 million in funding to move their energy-saving projects ahead.
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 urban environmental big data systems and demand side behavior change tools. Janna’s passion to support Indigenous energy sovereignty led her to work with Community Power, an organization with over a decade of experience partnering with communities on energy projects, in 2016.
Through her work, Janna’s seeks to help promote the cultural resiliency tools that Indigenous communities are using to model right relationship with the land and adjust to a changing climate.