Receive the training and tools to make solar an affordable reality near you!

Join one of our 10 operating volunteer teams or help us start a new one in your area. It doesn’t take a lot to get involved, but the impact you can have is huge. In 2019 alone, our teams hosted over 70 public information sessions around the state, resulting in over 155 signed contracts for solar installations through our program.


2020 Team Training Agenda

Registration & Light Breakfast: 10:00 – 10:30 AM

Welcome from the Solarize Indiana Co-presidents: 10:30 – 10:35 AM

Introducing the Basics of Solarize Indiana: 10:35 – 11:35 AM

  • Go Solar Information Session: 10:35 – 11:20 AM
  • Presenter: Dave Woronecki-Ellis, Solarize Northwest Indiana Team Leader
    • Witness the central facet of what we do and why it works: bringing communities information about solar to help them make simplified, informed decisions.
  • Maximizing Effectiveness of the Information Session: 11:20 – 11:35 AM
  • Presenter: Darrell Boggess, Solarize Indiana RFP Manager
    • Learn how to help people get the most out of the sessions we host.

Building a Successful Team: 11:35 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Strategies for Building an Successful Team: 11:35 – 12:30
  • Presenter: Anne McLaughlin, Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light Outreach Coordinator
    • Identify ways to delegate responsibility on your team and reach out to others who are interested in getting involved.

Lunch Break and Networking: 12:30 – 1:00 PM

Overview of Solarize Indiana: 1:00 – 1:30 PM

  • Overview of the Solarize Model and who we are: 1:00 – 1:20 pm
  • Presenters: John and Carolyn Vann, Solarize Indiana Co-presidents
    • Understand what happens after the information session, what makes our organization work, and discuss successful ways to keep people interested and engaged after they attend our events.
  • Introduction to Board Roles: 1:20 – 1:30 pm
    • Barry Kastner, Solarize Indiana Treasurer
    • Mike Mullett, Solarize Indiana Policy Point Person

Building Successful Partnerships: 1:30 – 2:45 PM

  • Strategies for Effective Partnerships: 1:30 – 2:00 PM
  • Presenter: Leah Thill, Solarize Indiana Secretary
    • Receive the tools, tips, and training to make and maintain successful connections within your community to get the support you need.
  • Team Building Activity: 2:00 – 2:45 PM
  • Facilitator: Iris O’Donnell Bellisario, Greater Lafayette Team Member
    • Implement the principles of building partnerships and successful teams in an interactive activity!

Concluding Remarks: 2:45 – 3:00 PM