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The key to maximizing the implementation of renewable energy for The Episcopal Church is experience and knowledge. The core team is experienced in the renewable energy industry, renewable energy development, project finance, documentation and The Episcopal Church.

Cal C. Harling, Director, Executive Director, and Founder.  Cal has over 30 years of national and international asset, project, and corporate finance. He has built companies that provide financing to customers for technology, communications, medical, and renewable energy products.  Since 2008, Cal has worked exclusively with large and small engineering procurement and construction companies, developers, and customers to finance and install renewable energy products.  The renewable energy was installed as net metering sites for small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofits with sizes ranging from 25kW to 2MW.  In addition, Cal was Director from 2000 and Chairman from 2010 to 2018 of a San Francisco based foundation that provides grants to disadvantaged students seeking higher education and individuals with mental disabilities living in non-institution environments.

The Rev. Canon Anna Carmichael, Ph.D., Non-Compensated Director. Cn. Anna serves as the Canon to the Ordinary for Bp. David Rice and walks along with congregations in discerning their mission and ministry, including, but not limited to how to reduce their carbon footprint and be good stewards of creation.  She is the diocesan liasion for the Creation Care Commission of EDSJ, along with being the diocesan liasion for the Anti-Racism Commission and SJRAISE (Immigration Commission).

Cn. Anna has served two terms on the General Convention Legislative Committee for Creation Care and Environmental Stewardship.

Her doctoral studies in Women's Spirituality included a focus on Eco-feminism and how Ubuntu Theology (I am because you are) can be applied to the relationship between humans and the planet.

Cn. Anna holds a Ph.D. from California Institute of Integral Studies, a M.Div. from Church Divinity School of the Pacific, a M.T.S. from Vanguard University, a M.S. from Longwood College, and a B.A. from Barton College.

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The Rt. Rev. David C. Rice, Non-Compensated Director and Founder. Since 2014, The Right Reverend David C. Rice has served as Diocesan Bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin (EDSJ). In addition, Bp. Rice serves as Vice Chair of the Episcopal Church’s Task Force on Creation Care and Environmental Racism. Prior to serving in EDSJ, Bp. Rice was Diocesan Bishop for the Diocese of Waiapu in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Polynesia. Prior to Bp. Rice’s consecration as the fifteenth bishop of Waiapu, he was Dean of the Cathedral of St. Paul’s in the Diocese of Dunedin in New Zealand.  And before his deanship, he was Vicar of Mt. Herbert Parish on Banks Peninsula in the Diocese of Christchurch also in NZ. He became an Anglican Priest in 1997, prior to that he was a United Methodist minister.

Bp. Rice is a strong “ecumenist” and has a history of exploring ways in which the church can be far more collaborative and collegial across denominations and faiths. He also has a heart for social justice ministry and continues to seek ways in which the church can join with all of God’s People where ever they are.

Bp. Rice has a M.Div. from Duke Divinity School, Duke University, and a B.A. from Lenoir Rhyne University, both in North Carolina.

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