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Jenna Koloski

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Bio: 
Jenna joined VCRD in 2015. Jenna moved to Vermont from New Hampshire in 2009 and has since worked in outdoor education, community development, and food security. Jenna studied Conservation and Biodiversity at McGill University and holds a master's degree in Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School.

History

Member for
2 years 8 months
Innovating and Manufacturing New Solar Technologies - In Vermont!
AllEarth Renewables has developed an award-winning solar tracking system right here in the Green Mountains which produces up to 45% more energy than typical fixed solar systems. Distributed nation-wide through a team of solar installers, more than 3... read more
Helping Neighbors Reduce Carbon Footprint and Invest in Resilient Community
Front Porch Forum (FPF) is a free community-building platform that now serves every town in Vermont.* This service helps residents communicate with their neighbors, connecting people to their community and each other. In addition to building... read more
Replacing Mobile Homes in Vermont: Saving Fuel, Saving Money
Many mobile home residents in Vermont are faced with a significant challenge; while their incomes are often low, their energy costs are high. Since 2013, Efficiency Vermont and the VT Housing and Conservation Board have teamed up on a Mobile Home... read more
Local Publisher with a Global Mission
Green Writers Press (GWP) is a Vermont-based global publisher with a mission to help foster a sustainable environment through the words and the images they publish. Dede Cummings, the founder and managing director/editor of the business, carefully... read more
Empowering Energy Efficiency, One Loan at a Time
VSECU is a not for profit, cooperative credit union that is committed to finding opportunities within both its operations and its business products to promote environmentally sound choices for its member-owners and its employees. We're proud... read more
Video - Vernon Sets Priorities for the Future of the Community
As seen on BCTV: http://www.brattleborotv.org/vernon-community-visit-step-2-prioritize  Members of the Vernon Community come together to review action ideas, set prioirities for the future, and sign up for task forces to move key prioirites forward... read more
Hardwick Community to Set Priorities for Action on February 15th
All members of the Hardwick Community are invited to participate in the second phase of the Vermont Council on Rural Development’s (VCRD) Community Visit to the Town of Hardwick. The meeting, to be held on Monday, February 15th 6:30 – 9:00pm at... read more
What's Next for VT's Climate Change Economy? Brattleboro Forum to Identify Next Steps - October 6 2015
Area businesses and nonprofits are addressing climate change - both its challenges and opportunities. Their creative solutions are a growing part of our state's economy. What are your experiences? Do you have ideas that can help nurture this sector... read more
What's Next for VT's Climate Change Economy? Join the Statewide Conversation!
In February 2015, VCRD launched the Vermont Climate Change Economy Council, a group of business and policy leaders who will convene over the course of 2015 to frame a bold platform of action to advance Vermont's Climate Change Economy.  In the fall... read more
The NEK Collaborative and VCRD invite NEK Residents to set Directions for the Future of the Region
Northeast Kingdom leaders, organizations and citizens are invited to share their ideas for action that can boost opportunities, support the economy and advance the quality of life in the Kingdom. Three “Ideas for the Future Sessions” will be held... read more
St. Johnsbury Dedicates Task Forces to Priority Challenges; Resource Meeting June 4th
Through the Community Visit process St. Johnsbury community members have decided to build new initiatives to: Improve Community Communications and Promote a Positive Town Image Develop a Warming Shelter in St. Johnsbury Redevelop the St.... read more
St. Johnsbury to Set Priorities For Action on May 12th 2015
On Tuesday, May 12th 2015, all members of the St. Johnsbury community are invited to come out to the St. Johnsbury School from 6:30-9:00pm to set direction for the future of the town. On April 8th, more than 200 residents met in focus groups to... read more
Follow Up Materials: 2015 Summit on Creating Prosperity and Opportunity Confronting Climate Change
On February 18th 2015 more than 400 people gathered at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center VT for the Summit on Creating Prosperity and Opportunity Confronting Climate Change. Innovative business, non-profit, and community leaders met with... read more
St. Johnsbury Community Visit Day - April 8th 2015
On Wednesday, April 8th 2015, all members of the St. Johnsbury community are invited to participate in a series of forums in town to share their concerns and ideas. VCRD will bring a team of federal, state, business, nonprofit, and philanthropic... read more
Swanton Community to Set Priorities for Action on March 5th
All members of the Swanton Community are invited to participate in the second phase of the Vermont Council on Rural Development’s (VCRD) Community Visit to the Swanton. The meeting, to be held on Thursday March 5 6:30 – 9:00pm at the Swanton Village... read more
Founder of World’s Largest Solar Company to Keynote Vermont’s Climate Change Economy Summit
MONTPELIER, VT –Jigar Shah, one of the today’s leading cleantech champions, will keynote the Summit on Creating Prosperity and Opportunity Confronting Climate Change on February 18 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. Shah founded and is former... read more