Carly Lettero, Program Director

Carly is an interdisciplinary researcher, writer, and community organizer. She holds a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in applied ethics, anthropology, and sociology from Oregon State University with a research focus on climate change. Carly has more than 12 years of program design and management experience for environmental organizations such as the Spring Creek Project, Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative, The Wildlife Society, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Great Basin Institute.

Cassandra Robertson, Technical and Program Manager

Cassandra has a master’s degree in environmental engineering and has managed energy efficiency and conservation programs for nearly two decades. She directed the Resource Efficiency Program providing on-site energy analysis at commercial facilities to help participants cut operational costs through energy efficiency and renewable energy.  She is the lead energy analyst for the Communities Take Charge program and develops the energy savings and calculation methods used on the Communities Take Charge website.

Jenny Dauer, Education Specialist (CarbonTIME)

Jenny is an assistant professor in science literacy in the School of Natural Resources at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She completed a post-doc in the environmental literacy research group at Michigan State University where she served as the project director for Carbon TIME (Transformations in Matter and Energy) and developed research-based science curriculum for middle and high school students. Her graduate work included a Ph.D. in forest science at Oregon State University and a M.S. in ecology at Penn State University. Before her graduate work, she received a bachelor's in Secondary Education with emphasis in biology and environmental sciences at Penn State University and worked in informal K-12 education at the Franklin Institute Science Museum.