John Quinney, General Manager

John Quinney, General ManagerBorn in New Zealand, John has been a Vermont resident for 26 years, and a Co-op staff member since October 2001. For the past 35 years, he's successfully combined his interest in environmental issues and products with work for organizations that include Chelsea Green Publishing, NativeEnergy, Green Mountain Energy, Seventh Generation, Simply Better, the New Alchemy Institute, and the University of Vermont. John lives in Charlotte with his wife Colleen.

Amanda Tetreault, Office Manager

Amanda TetreaultAmanda joined the Co-op staff in February 2004, moving just a short distance from her previous position with the Colchester branch of the Chittenden Bank. Amanda loves to spend time with her family and enjoys biking and camping with her husband, Corey. Amanda,Corey and their daughter Reese live near the Co-op office in Colchester.

Joe Cobb, Service Manager

Joe CobbJoe joined the Energy Co-op in 2008 as a service technician and was promoted to service manager in December of 2014. Before joining the Co-op, Joe worked at Northern Coal and Oil, driving an oil truck for two years before training as a service technician and working on furnaces and boilers.Joe lives in St. Albans and enjoys camping and riding motorcycles with his fiancé Melissa.

Paul Fleckenstein, Co-op Efficiency Program Manager

Paul FleckensteinPaul is a BPI certified energy auditor with a 20 year background in both residential and commercial energy efficiency work. He has a B.S. in environmental engineering from the University of Florida and an M.A. in Economic Anthropology from Goddard College. Paul lives in Burlington with his wife and two teenagers in a 130 year-old house where he tests many of the latest energy efficiency products.He enjoys cross country skiing, bicycling and spending time with his family.

Lisa Campbell, Dispatcher

Lisa CampbellLisa joined the Energy Co-op customer service team in January of 2015. She brings with her over 20 years of experience as a service coordinator and office manager in the fuel delivery business and a solid background in building successful customer relationships. Lisa lives with her 2 kids and 3 dogs in Milton, she enjoys spending time with her kids hiking, riding motorcycles, shooting, playing hockey and enjoying most everything

Peter Boiney, Oil Truck Driver & Service Technician

Peter BoineyFor 23 years Peter worked for Ikon Office Solutions, as a driver, warehouse manager, service technician and dispatcher. After a brief stint on long-haul trucks, he joined us in May 2007.In his spare time, Peter enjoys moving rocks and planting trees and shrubs on his Jericho property where he lives with his wife Donna – a former oil truck driver.

Richie Lafond, Lead Service Technician

Richie LafondAn avid race car driver and skilled mechanic, Richie has been working in the energy industry for 20 years and is an experienced oil truck driver and service technician. He repairs and installs oil-fired furnaces and boilers, as well as pellet stoves and furnaces. and heat pumps. Richie holds a Gold Certificate from NORA (National OilHeat Research Alliance). Richie joined us in September 2000 and lives in Huntington.

Carroll Isham, Oil and Pellets Truck Driver

Caroll IshamAfter holding positions at several companies including TruGreen ChemLawn, the St. Albans Messenger and Belden Wire and Cable, Carroll joined the Co-op in August 2002 and worked as our customer service and data entry person. In February 2004, Carroll began driving an oil truck for us. Carroll is an avid outdoorsman and spends as much time as he can hunting and fishing. He lives in Hinesburg with his wife Joleen and twins Hailey and Isayah.

Ray Lamore, Oil and Pellets Truck Driver

Ray LamoreRay has been driving oil trucks all over Chittenden, Lamoille and Grand Isle counties for more than 16 years. Before joining the Co-op in September 2000, Ray also owned his own excavating business. When not at the Co-op, Ray works for a local excavating business. He lives in Swanton with his daughter Brandy.

Ian Casperson, Weatherization Crew Chief

Ian CaspersonIan brings more than 10 years of supervisory experience in weatherization and construction to the Energy Co-op team, most recently as construction and energy crew supervisor with I.Weston Weatherization in Swanton. He has a depth of experience in energy audit diagnostics and remediation. Ian lives in Swanton, owns a sailboat and loves sailing on nearby Lake Champlain.

Ibrahim Garelnabi, Weatherization Crew Technician

Ibrahim GarelnabiIbrahim worked two years as a weatherization technician at Champlain Valley Weatherization before coming to the Energy Co-op. He has a Home Builders Institute PACT certification. He lives in Burlington and likes sports, particularly playing soccer.


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