Roger has been the Energy Management Program Director at Lane Community College since 1992 and has made the program a national model for energy education. Roger found and serves as Director of the Northwest Water and Energy Education Institute (NWEEI). He is a founding Board member for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and the newly formed Association of Controls Professionals (ACP). He is the Principal Investigator (PI) on two Energy Program NSF ATE Project grants, the Co-PI on the CREATE-SC which is an NSF Center, and is a Co-PI on two University of Oregon NSF grant proposals currently under review. Roger is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious AEE Region 5 Award for Energy Professional Development acknowledging his outstanding accomplishments in the training and development of Energy Engineers and Energy Managers
Roger Ebbage holds an inter-disciplinary MA in Environmental Studies/Industrial Arts program management with a Passive Solar Building design emphasis. He is an Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) ANSI Accredited Certified Energy Manager, a California Certified Energy Auditor, and a Bonneville Power Administration Certified Energy Auditor/Inspector
Peter Crabtree has approximately 30+ years of experience in community and workforce development. He has been the Dean of Career and Technical Education at Laney College for the past 14 years and worked for eleven years at the Peralta District Office leading local and regional career technical education program development as well as contract education. Dean Crabtree’s portfolio at Laney College includes multiple skilled trades departments, advanced manufacturing, Engineering, Constructional Management, Architecture, workforce grants management, apprenticeships, cooperative education, and career center operations.
Dean Crabtree is the Principal Investigator for a National Science Foundation national Center of Excellence, the “Building Efficiency for a Sustainable Tomorrow” (BEST) Center. BEST works with colleges across the U.S. to support and develop career preparation programs in energy management and efficiency, high performance building operations, building automation systems, and commercial HVAC. He is a recognized expert in sustainability education and is a frequent speaker at national and regional events.
Dean Crabtree has broad experience working with industry advisory groups and leading and guiding faculty teams in program and curriculum design and development in technical fields. Dean Crabtree is ABD for a PhD in Political Science at the University of California, Riverside and has an MA from UCR. He was a Lincoln-Juarez Fellow at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and is fluent in Spanish.
Mr. Hall is an experienced executive and entrepreneur with a proven track record of increasing sales, developing organizations, and exceeding objectives in Fortune 500 companies, start-up ventures, and privately held organizations. Mr. Hall was most recently CEO and owner of Triatek, an international leader in airflow controls for Critical Environments including isolation and operating rooms as well as laboratory controls. Mr. Hall purchased the assets of Triatek out of bankruptcy, revitalized the company and was named Business Person of the Year by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Triatek was acquired by JohnsonControls in 2018.
Mr. Hall earned a BA in Political Science from The College of the Holy Cross, is President of the Advisory Board for Georgia Piedmont Technical College BAS/HVSC program, is on the Board of Directors for the Jamie McHenry Memorial Fund, and is a judge for the Small Business Person of the Year in Atlanta. Mr. Hall resides in Roswell GA with his wife Sue and their 4 children and can sometimes be seen playing bass guitar in several local bands.
Throughout his tenure with Siemens, Mr. Hoiberg has helped grow the higher education business across Building Technologies’ portfolio (Energy, Building Automation, Security, Fire) year over year. In FY17, new orders surpassed $430 million, accounting for a 14% growth over the previous year. Much of this business success can be traced to forming strong, mutually-beneficial alliances with customers and associations, solutions development and the creation of powerful joint higher education partnership platforms, including grant-funded customized programming, workforce development (namely BAS technician education and certification) and customer-focused user groups.
Mr. Hoiberg is the “face” of higher education, sustainability, and workforce development for Siemens, and serves effectively as a conduit between customers in a variety of vertical markets and the Siemens corporate and field office structure. He cites strong customer focus, creativity and market expertise as the driving forces behind his success.
Mr. Hoiberg holds a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s in Applied Linguistics from Iowa State University.
With over 38 years of engineering, contracting, and facility management experience, Dave Weigel now serves as a Senior Electrical Engineer for Innovative Engineering Services.
Dave began his experiential learning performing both electrical design and energy conservation studies for a wide range of facility types in military, commercial, institutional, and industrial settings with The Pickering Firm and Engineering Sciences, Inc. Through the energy conservation process, he gained a wealth of experience with architectural, HVAC, and building automation systems in addition to honing his skills in lighting and power system design. Over the next ten years, Dave held facility management positions that exposed him to the owner’s side of design, construction, and energy management. With Goldsmith’s (now Macy’s) Department stores, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center, and Saint Joseph Hospital, he managed renovation and new construction totaling over $30 million during this time, all the while supervising in-house mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work for over six million square feet of retail and healthcare space. He also founded and served as Principal Engineer for H&A Engineers and Contractors, performing detailed application designs for building automation systems in schools, industrial plants, and retail establishments.
Dave re-entered the electrical and mechanical design field with MEDFAC Engineering, and worked again withprojects in military, commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities for three more years. Having developed a deep understanding of building automation all through his career, in 1996 he took a position at Kele, Inc., the largest distributor of building automation components in the world. He spent 20 years with Kele, rising quickly to the position of Chief Engineer and becoming known far and wide as an expert in this field through his writing and through his insight into solving customers’ problems in a very wide range of unusual applications. Dave and Brian Lovell co-founded the Association of Controls Professionals in 2015. In 2018, Dave joined the team at Innovative Engineering Systems as a Senior Electrical Engineer and has remained on the ACP board of directors since its inception.
Dave has earned an MBA in Economics, and has been awarded US Department of Energy Award for Innovation in Industrial Energy Management and US Department of Energy Award for Innovation in Municipal Energy Management.
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