Oversees all operations of NEF, including the supervision of operation personnel.
Responsible for the hiring and training of the national NEF energy educator team.
Responsible for implementation NEF’s diverse educational offerings including Take Action, rEV, Bright Kids, Innovation, Community in Action, Out of the Rock, teacher workshops and student competitions.
Oversees the NEF curriculum department in the development and revision of online and printed energy education materials.
Key to the development of programs for electric, natural gas and water utility partners, federal and state government, associations, school districts and private industry.
NEF Senior Program Director, Curriculum Director, Program Coordinator and Energy Educator
School District Curriculum Developer, Gifted and Talented Coordinator and Testing Administrator
Educator with 10 years of classroom teaching experience
Bachelor of Science – Education, University of Utah
Post Graduate - Gifted and Talented Certification, Utah State University
Leads NEF development of energy education partnerships in the electric and natural gas utility sectors
Helps guide NEF pilot program design and development
Oversees NEF’s in-house evaluation, measurement and verification (EM&V) activities for demand-side management programs and serves as NEF’s key liaison to third party EM&V contractors evaluating NEF programs in the field
Serves as Secretary to NEF’s Board of Directors
Serves on Board of Directors of the National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition (NEUAC)
Former Chairman of Public Outreach Committee, Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Bachelor of Arts - Chinese, Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Arts - Asian Studies, Brigham Young University
MBA - Marketing Emphasis, Brigham Young University
Reviews and implements NEF’s financial processes to meet organizational goals and objectives
Provides analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the CEO/President, the Board and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities
Oversees the Foundation’s technical vision and leads all aspects of its technological development
Establishes and implements HR efforts that effectively communicate and support NEF's mission and strategic vision
Serves as treasurer on NEF's Board of Directors
Bachelor of Science – Accounting, University of Utah
MBA – University of Phoenix
NEF Staff (In Alphabetical Order)
Kristina Gigi Dammer
Virtual Presentation Administrator
Senior Program Director
Design and Communications Administrator
Layout & Design Manager
Marketing Communications Administrator
Educational Support Coordinator
Data Processing Manager
Director of Client Solutions
Regional Vice President
PHP Web Developer
Director of Program Operations
Educational Support Coordinator
Strategic Communications Manager
Data Processing Assistant
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