Kelly Yearick is a Program Manager at Forth where she facilitates utility engagement and consumer outreach to promote electric vehicle adoption.  She also manages programs related to Forth’s role as the Backstop Aggregator for the Oregon Clean Fuels Program to design and implement transportation electrification projects with utilities across Oregon. Kelly holds a Master’s in Environmental Management and Sustainability from Portland State University and sits on the board of Solar Oregon.


Jeff German is a solar and renewable energy professional. Jeff’s experience spans over three decades and includes new equipment, technology roll-outs, sales and marketing and citizen advocacy throughout the US and the world. Jeff has dedicated his career to working with traditional industries such as construction, banking, industrial and design industries to facilitate the practical application and smooth transition to renewables. Currently Jeff operates National CarCharging which provides electric vehicle charging systems to commercial facilities and energy storage solutions for grid-tied installations. The storage solution repurposes EV batteries to provide a lower-cost alternative to new batteries while keeping the batteries out of the landfill.
Lisa Cox works to accelerate the reduction of priority toxic chemicals and pollutants in Oregon by integrating safer chemical alternatives and pollution prevention into Oregonian’s everyday work. She facilitiates community partnerships between businesses, government and academia that result in increased capacity for environmental care. She’s partnered with Oregon Sea Grant to deliver a free, sustainability internship program called the Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience which matches students with Oregon businesses to help them reach their sustainability and waste prevention goals.

Jack Schniepp is the founder of a local financial planning and investment management firm. His firm specializes in providing socially responsible investments (SRI) which match client’s values with portfolio selections. They accomplish this through incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment screening criteria. Jack authors the SRIBend blog, in it’s 5th year, providing information about ESG issues and tips for selecting sustainable and responsible investments. CFS is the sole Central OR member of the US Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (USSIF) which is one of the only organizations where financial advisors can access resources, ideas and the latest news regarding the sustainable investment realm. 541- 678-5475.


Kevin Serrapede, CFP™ is the Investor Advisor Representative and Chief Compliance Officer of Capstone Wealth Management Group, LLC. They are located at 404 SW Columbia, Ste 230. in Bend. (541) 330-0266 or (800)
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