Bay Area Staff

Renée Sharp became Bay Area Regional Director in 2015. Prior to joining GRID, she was the Director of Research at Environmental Working Group, the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization. She has extensive experience in non-profit management, data analysis, and policy advocacy. Renée has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, and PBS, among others. She holds a Bachelors degree in Biology from Rice University, and a Masters degree in Biology from Pennsylvania State University where she studied the lifecycle environmental impacts of electricity generation. Renée is also an avid outdoorswoman and long-time meditation practitioner.


Construction Manager
North Coast Construction and Program Manager
North Coast Solar Installation Supervisor
Senior Solar Installation Supervisor/Warehouse Controller
Solar Installation Supervisor
Solar Installation Supervisor in Training
SolarCorps Construction Fellow
System Designer
Solar Installation Supervisor
Solar Installation Supervisor in Training
Project Manager
North Coast SolarCorps Construction Fellow

Development & Programs

Development and Programs Manager
SolarCorps Volunteerism & Development Fellow
Partnerships Coordinator
Workforce Development Manager


Outreach Manager
Program Assistant
Outreach Coordinator
North Coast Outreach & Development Coordinator
Outreach Program Specialist
Outreach Coordinator
Outreach Operations Specialist
North Coast Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
Outreach Coordinator
SolarCorps Outreach Fellow