Our Team

Meet the people who are working hard to help communities and homeowners save energy and lower their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Peter Sundberg

HPSC Executive and Executive Director of City Green

Peter is a social entrepreneurial and strategic innovator with over 20 years of experience designing and delivering clean energy and building energy efficiency programs and services in North America, Latin America and Asia.  At City Green, Peter is Executive Director and EnerGuide Rating System Service Organization Manager - responsible for business leadership and management, business development, project management, contractor and staff coordination and partnership development.  Peter regularly develops and delivers training and provides presentations designed to build industry and stakeholder capacity and increase awareness of the full value and benefits of home and building energy efficiency.   Peter currently holds the following building energy efficiency advisory roles: Chair, Natural Resources Canada ENERGY STAR for New Homes Technical Advisory Committee; Executive, BC Home Performance Industry Stakeholder Council (HPSC); member, Home Energy Labelling and RateOurHome Steering Committee; member, BC Energy Step Code Technical Advisory Committee; member, BC Energy Step Code Compliance and Energy Advisor Subcommittee; member, BC Energy Step Code Education and Capacity Building Subcommittee. Prior to working with City Green, Peter managed the International Renewable Energy Program for Falls Brook Centre coordinating rural electrification and capacity building projects in Nicaragua and India. In the field of disarmament and post conflict reconstruction, Peter developed skills training and small business development programs for victims of war and worked as a research consultant with the Nobel Prize winning International Campaign to Ban Landmines and its civil society reporting network the Landmine Monitor.  In his youth, Peter worked as a commercial fisher, logger, house framer and renovator for commercial properties.  When not working, Peter spends his time with family, coaching youth baseball, mentoring youth baseball umpires, building stuff, camping and being in the ocean.

Danielle Boulton

Energy Coach and Client Services Representative

Danielle was born and raised on Vancouver Island and grew up with a passion for the environment. This passion led her to the University of Victoria where she completed a BA in Geography with a concentration in Urban Development, and a Minor in Environmental Studies. During her studies, Danielle became especially interested in sustainable cities, green building, and community engagement. This has led her to City Green, where she can contribute to a greener future by motivating and exciting people to improve their energy efficiency. Danielle is the office plant nerd and spends her free time wrangling her toddler and walking her dog.

Keely Mullane

Energy Coach and Client Services Representative

Keely went to school at Trent University, in Peterborough Ontario where she completed a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Resource Management. There, she discovered her interest in community engagement and environmental education through volunteer opportunities. Keely studied for a year abroad in Swansea, Wales focusing on Physical Geography. In her last year at Trent, a research project sparked her interest in energy efficient homes and the importance of retrofitting buildings to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In her role at City Green, Keely hopes to fuel others’ interest in energy efficiency and assist in projects that make a positive impact on our climate. Other interests of Keely’s include cooking, hiking, travelling and strength training.

David McKay

Energy Efficiency Services Advisor (SOM, QAS, EA)

David lived in Toronto for six years while completing his degree in Environmental Management at York University, followed by a certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at Ryerson University. He is a Registered Service Organization Manager, Energy Advisor, and Quality Assurance Specialist with Natural Resources Canada and provides technical support for City Green staff and the network of Energy Advisors that work with City Green. In his spare time, David enjoys biking, climbing, and hiking.

Chris Birchall

Program Coordinator

Chris has been a Program Coordinator with City Green since 2007, working on a wide variety of energy and water efficiency initiatives. He has a Bachelor of Education, a Master’s in Environmental Design, and is a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor. He has been a Green Communities Canada board member since 2012 and served as board chair since 2015.

Adrian Garcia

Energy Coach and Client Services Representative
Adrian moved from Mexico to Calgary to pursue his passion for environmental studies. During his stay in Calgary, he attended the Southern Alberta institute of Technology where he initially completed a diploma in Business and Administration, and further completed a diploma in Environmental Technology with focus in waste management. Adrian moved to Victoria over a year ago to complete his BSc in Environmental Science. Adrian is very passionate about best recycling practices and the environment. Adrian interests are hiking, swimming, racket sports, indie music.

Jennifer Graham

Energy Coach and Client Services Representative

Jennifer went to Simon Fraser University, in Burnaby British Columbia where she completed a Bachelors degree in Resource and Environmental Management. There, her interest in sustainability and community engagement flourished through volunteer and co-op opportunities. In 2020, during her last term at SFU Jennifer moved to Victoria BC. She is passionate about sustainability and ensuring that natural resources and ecosystems are protected now and for future generations. In her role at City Green, Jennifer hopes to inspire others to lead sustainable and environmentally conscious lifestyles that positively impact our planet. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys hiking, kayaking, and cooking.

Sean Dimnik

EnerGuide Rating System Program Administrator
Prior to joining City Green, Sean worked as a Solar Technician in Ontario installing and providing  maintenance on solar arrays in various locations including Northern Ontario, Labrador, Arizona, and Ghana. Sean is a graduate of the Renewable Energies Technician program from Niagara College and has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management from York University. Sean is passionate about advancing the energy efficiency sector and hopes to use his technical background to achieve this. In his spare time, he likes playing basketball and staying active.

Teresa Lawson

Program Coordinator

Teresa works with City Green to develop and deliver building science based programs, strategies, and technical reviews to aid public and private stakeholders in achieving climate change goals.  She believes that homeowners, educators, and policy makers can work together to reduce the environmental impact of the housing sector and lay the foundations for a clean energy future.  She has worked with multiple energy efficiency programs including the Oil to Heat Pump Incentive Program, CleanBC Better Homes, and the Transition 2050 Residential Retrofit Acceleration Project to support stakeholders working towards more energy efficient and more environmentally friendly buildings.  Teresa holds a B.Sc. of Environmental Science from Simon Fraser University.

Sam Wright

Energy Coach and Client Services Representative
Sam holds and BA in Geography and Environmental Studies from McMaster University, where she focused her interests on sustainability. While working abroad in Asia for a year, Sam fostered a unique outlook on waste management and conservation, which eventually brought her to Victoria BC in 2019. Through her work at City Green, she has continued to inspire and assist people living a more environmentally conscious lifestyle. As busy as she is, on her time off, you can find her exploring the island, hiking, cycling, climbing, or playing guitar.

Grant Stott

Energy Coach and Client Services Representative
Originally from Markham, Ontario, Grant completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Environmental Science at Trent University in Peterborough. After working in various technical, research, and communication roles, Grant moved to Victoria in 2018. Grant is passionate about all aspects of sustainability and the conservation of our natural environment. He has a great interest in energy efficiency, sustainable building and neighborhood design, and is excited to be working for City Green Solutions to help others improve their energy efficiency. In his spare time, Grant enjoys woodworking, hiking, cycling, snowboarding, camping, and generally exploring beautiful BC.

Kristi Owens

Energy Efficiency Services Advisor (EA, QAS)

Kristi came to the West Coast 15 years ago from the prairies where she grew up and earned her diploma in Architectural Technologies at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.  She has always looked at architecture through an energy efficiency lens which led her down the meandering path of experimenting with super low carbon building materials and passive solar projects, and ultimately undertaking residential energy efficiency consultancy work as an Energy Advisor. She also became interested in community engagement through extensive volunteering with a social enterprise and has a personal commitment to promote low-carbon and renewable energy opportunities within the Building sector. At City Green she gets to satisfy both worlds by providing support and training for the Energy Advisor community. A perfect day for Kristi involves painting or reading a good book, while camping on the shores of a remote lake with her family.

Elena Dopfer

Energy Project and Client Services Coordinator
Elena grew up in the south of Germany and has been working for City Green since 2017 after finishing her bachelor’s in Energy and Resources Management. She is excited about making her contribution to a better tomorrow by working on City Green’s energy efficiency programs and projects, delivering energy efficiency outreach presentations and coordinating City Green’s great client services team. Besides battling climate change, Elli likes to play fast pitch softball, cook, is a local history geek, and loves to explore this beautiful island that we call home.

Chengbo Su

Energy Coach and Client Services Representative
Chengbo was born and raised in the harbor area in Tianjin, China. He worked as an environmental protection administrator since 2006 after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Resources, Environment, and Planning. Chengbo came to Victoria to study Environment and Management at Royal Roads University in 2015. He is passionate about sustainability, environmental management systems, and waste-to-energy. In addition to soccer, photography, and music, Chengbo enjoys walking down the streets while bathing in the sunshine.

Alison Holmes

Finance Manager
Alison has enjoyed most of her adult life living on, and loving the West Coast of BC, after growing up on the Prairies.  She has a Diploma in Business Administration and years of ongoing education, accounting and systems experience in a wide variety of organizations.  She enjoys working with a team of environmentally conscious and forward-thinking people.  Alison does Accounts Payable and Project Costing and Reporting, and manages most of City Green's finances. She enjoys being active, preferring to walk to work, hiking, lake swimming, camping, and exploring Vancouver Island.  She loves to travel and enjoys a good read.

Patricia Graham

Finance Assistant

Tricia was born in New Zealand in a house with no insulation and a corrugated metal roof. She is a big believer in making homes energy efficient and cozy! With a background in health services, customer service, and web design, Tricia is responsible for accounts payable, payroll, financial reports, and human resources at City Green. Tricia loves working for an environmentally-conscious organization that fits with her values and philosophy. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, reading, and watching baseball.