In 2004, Sandra paired up with long time friend Peter Adams to create the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative (PAREI) and has served as Co-Director since its inception. Sandra & Tim's home was the site of PAREI's 14th solar energy raiser.
-President, EVP Marketing and Media, Waterville Valley, NH
-PAREI’s Founder and Volunteer Co-Director, Technical Consultant, Spokesperson
-Site of PAREI’s first Energy Raiser – AP22 Evacuated Tube Solar Water Heating System
Tim Gotwols started with PAREI at the first Solar Energy Raiser in 2005 and went on to host the 14th Energy Raiser in 2006 at his home that he shares with his wife, Sandra Jones. Tim has been an integral part of PAREI since its inception attending the majority of PAREI’s Energy Raisers as a volunteer bringing with him his expertise in construction and structural design. In 2007, Tim joined PAREI as a sub-contractor on PAREI’s professional crew installing the racking for solar collectors for members seeking professional installations. He joined PAREI as a part time employee in 2013 supervising PAREI’s team of part time employees that install solar racking structures. When not working with PAREI, Tim is busy running his own business, TG Design Carpentry and Solar. Prior to 2005, Tim owned and operated Bayside Bikes of Meredith and Riverside Cycles of Ashland for 15 years.
- Artist/Printmaker with a BFA from Plymouth State University
-Avid Biker and Hiker
-Married to Peter Adams (co-founder of PAREI) so happily provides her talents.
Sally is PAREI's star volunteer. She keeps the membersips rolling in. Soon we will have a great bio of Sally so stay tuned.
- Retired cabinetmaker/carpenter (30+ years in residential/small commercial construction)
- Served 6 years in the U.S. Navy an aviation electronics technician
- Earned a BS in Computer Information Systems from Franklin Pierce College in 1997
- Now works full time on his small farm forging a self-sufficient, resilient lifestyle with his wife, Cindy
- Begun putting his house through a deep energy retrofit in 2010 and finished the retrofit and remodeling in 2012.
- Installed an AP 30 solar water heating system in 2011.
- Installed a 5.5 kw PV system in 2014
-Owner/Consultant: GeoLinks, Technology and GIS Support Services for Natural Resource Managers
-Teacher/Lecturer: Plymouth State University
-Site of PAREI’s 10th Energy Raiser – AP30 Solar Water Heating System
-Site of 20th Energy Raiser - AP22 Evacuated Tube 2 Tank Solar Hot Water Heating System.
- Co-founder of STAMREI, Sandwich, Tamworth And Moultonborough Renewable Energy Initiative.
- Recently installed a 6.2KW Solar PV system.
Installed a flat panel solar water heating system 45 yrs ago during first "energy crisis."
-Retired after 40 years in the computer industry.
-He has been a member of the Sandwich planning board, energy committee, budget and capital improvement committees.
-Osteopathic Physician, Clinical Instructor at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
-Owner of 2 PAREI commercial PV installations: 1.5 kW home PV system; 4.0 kW system at medical office, which powers minisplit heat system; home heated by masonry stove and passive solar design; home composting toilet
-Land Protection & Lecturer
-After interning with PAREI while in college in 2009, Zak arrived back in the Plymouth area in 2011 to help run PAREI's Efficiency Training Program designed to build the 'green workforce' in New Hampshire. Focused primarily on energy conservation efforts, Zak also worked to educate homeowners on residential energy efficiency improvements by coordinating the Button Up New Hampshire program. Zak's role changed when he stepped down as an employee and became a member of the PAREI Board of Directors, and Local Foods Plymouth Advisory Committee in January 2015.