Board of Directors
Paul Schechter | President

Paul is an environmental justice entrepreneur who has developed numerous community-focused projects.  He received an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering from UW-Madison in 2004 and a masters in Sustainable Energy Systems from the University of Edinburgh in 2007.

Matthew Doyle Olson | Treasurer

Matthew is a resident and board member of the Arboretum Cohousing community. He holds a Master's degree in sustainable food systems and entrepreneurship from College of the Atlantic. Matthew has a variety of non-profit experience including chairing the finance committee of an organization with 1200 members and a $2M annual budget. He works as a software product manager at Forte Research Systems.

Abby Davidson | Secretary

Abby is a structural engineer at Qualtim who holds degrees from UW-Madison and Madison College. She is a longtime advocate of cooperative housing, an all-weather bike commuter, and aerial dancer. She currently serves on the board of Freewheel Bicycle Collective and represents the Bay Creek Neighborhood on the SSM Redevelopment Steering Committee.

Beth Boyd | Director

Beth is a genetics nurse at University of Wisconsin Hospitals.  She holds degrees in both English Communications and Nursing.  Beth is an advocate for affordable housing and works part time in community nursing through CCS of Dane County.  She worked at an arts non-profit, and is knowledgeable about fundraising and establishing relationships with government and corporate entities. Beth also worked as a nurse/case manager at Journey Mental Health.  Prior to nursing, she worked in property management.

Joey Rosas | Director

Joey is a social worker in the Madison Metropolitan School District and has experience working in the juvenile criminal justice system. As a social worker, he advocates for families in need of housing and is passionate about finding innovative housing solutions. Joey also serves on the Board of Directors for two local nonprofits: the James C. Wright Charter School and the Madison Public Library.

Tim Mathison | Director

Tim is a licensed attorney with broad experience in energy efficiency, real estate, and government.  He began his legal career in the Chicago real estate market.  Currently, Tim serves as Legal Counsel for WECC, a Madison based energy efficiency nonprofit.

Board of Advisors

Joseph Shumow

Reinhart Law

Seth Nowak

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

John Young

Accipiter Properties

Allison Dungan

Community Development

Division, City of Madison

Mitch Brey

RePower Madison

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