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The Co-op Staff

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Real people, real service.

The Energy Co-op staff is passionate about cooperative culture. A dedicated team takes care of day-to-day operations, actively carries out the Co-op’s mission, and ensures members get quality, personal service.

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Divya joined The Energy Co-op in December of 2016 as the Membership and Data Manager and became the Operations Manager in January 2018. She manages the organization’s internal operations, systems, people operations, and information. Prior to joining The Energy Co-op, Divya managed educational, awards, and youth programs for a variety of nonprofits organizations. She believes in the value of operations and organizational capacity building which led her to focus on database management and process improvement.
Divya received a B.A. in Political Science and Legal Studies from Drexel University in 2010, and completed her Master’s in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management at Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration in 2014.
Divya is passionate about global access to water, sustainability, and healthy food access. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, traveling, making natural beauty products, reading, and watching movies.

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Bryan joined The Energy Co-op in 2016 as the Accountant. He manages the books and works with the executive director on financial analysis and planning. Bryan has been a Co-op member since 2001, and served on The Co-op’s Board of Directors as the Board Treasurer. Prior to joining The Energy Co-op, Bryan served as an accountant and controller for most of his professional career, was Vice President of Administration for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Bryan earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts, and studied accounting at Drexel University. He’s also an avid cyclist, enjoys ballroom dancing, and can cook up a storm.

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Dan Koltonuk is a strong believer in supporting and growing the local and regional economies and was drawn to The Energy Co-op by its efforts to source locally-produced renewable energy. Although he grew up in the mountains, he is proud to call Fishtown “home.”

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Alexandra joined The Energy Co-op in April of 2018 as the Energy Program Analyst. She primarily supports the organization’s renewable electricity program by performing data analysis, collection, and organization for program management as well as for the development of new organizational processes and strategies. Prior to joining The Energy Co-op, Alexandra worked for the City of New York in budgetary and operations analysis roles, and before that worked in solar energy and clean energy policy analysis and advocacy in Washington DC.

Alexandra received a B.A. in Political Science and Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 and completed her Master’s in Public Policy at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy in 2013.

Alexandra’s main priorities are environmental issues and the potential of a clean energy economy and follows global affairs with great interest as well. In her spare time, she is a news junkie who also enjoys engaging in diverse volunteer activities, reading, and watching movies.

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Morgan is the Marketing and Communications Director for The Energy Co-op. Morgan has spent most of his career promoting renewable energy and sustainable development in both the non-profit and private sectors. He started his career working for a national climate change policy think tank and more recently, managed communications and community engagement for a major producer of bioenergy. He loves to share his enthusiasm for renewable energy with anyone who will listen and looks forward to talking your ear off at a future Co-op event.

Morgan is a Maryland native, but has lived in (in no particular order): Ohio, Colorado, Washington D.C., Delaware, China and Costa Rica. He is excited to now call Philadelphia home and looks forward to discovering all that the city of brotherly love has to offer. He has a bachelor’s in Environmental Studies from Oberlin College, a master’s in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development from the United Nations University for Peace and a master’s in International Affairs from American University in Washington, D.C.

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An expert in the field of renewable energy and electric utilities, executive director Damali Rhett believes in bringing together communities to support each other. She has consulted for several national and international energy companies and is a sought-after speaker on sustainable energy, education access, leadership and community development.