San Timoteo Energy Associates
Maric Munn has over 30-years of experience in the fields of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Facilities Operations. As a Principal of San Timoteo Energy Associates, she has pioneered a Green Building Operations and Maintenance Practicum program to teach Climate Fellows and their host site Facilities Management and Sustainability staff the basic principles of building systems function, operations and maintenance. The Practicum program involves both classroom training and hands on practical exercises to support the site’s Facilities department in maintaining their buildings in a cost effective, energy efficient and sustainable manner. Immediately prior to joining San Timoteo Energy Associates, Ms. Munn served as the Executive Director of Facilities Services for the University of California, San Francisco. In this capacity, she oversaw the day-to-day operations of a 400 person $80 million per year operations and maintenance department for campus research, instructional and administrative facilities which included bringing on a new campus at Mission Bay. In this capacity, she also co-chaired the campus Sustainability Steering Committee and took the lead on various Energy Efficiency, Central Plant and Utilities projects as well as Design Review of New Construction projects. As a leader in her department, Ms. Munn recognized the importance of creating a true “Safety First” culture and personally delivered over 30 sessions of safety training to her operations and maintenance staff as well as managers and supervisors. Prior to joining UCSF in 2007, Ms. Munn worked as the Associate Director of Energy and Utility Services for the University of California Systemwide Office where she co-authored the UC System’s first environmental sustainability policy. Her past experience includes work as an Energy Management Engineer for Pacific Gas and Electric Company; as a Resource Specialist for California’s Department of General Services Office of Energy Assessments focusing on bond-funded energy efficiency projects for the California State University System; as a Senior Mechanical Engineer for a San Francisco based energy consulting firm; and as the Energy Manager for the Presidio Trust at the Presidio National Park. Ms. Munn holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, is a LEED® Accredited Professional and a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California.
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Buildings are Getting Smarter – Workforce Development Opportunities
The scale of smart technology adoption hinges in part on a sufficiently capable workforce. This session will highlight initiatives addressing the need for skilled facilities professionals and building operators to run complex, smart, connected, high performing buildings. Panelists will discuss opportunities to improve workforce diversity through initiatives that address barriers to entry and strengthen pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, and training programs to help connect participants to high-quality building operations and maintenance careers.