Meet The Team

Board of Directors


Program Director

Kaila Wilson

Kaila is a born organic dairy farmer, a trained city and regional planner, and a passionate climate justice advocate. She has over a decade of experience organizing and supporting communities around issues of food and nutrition security, regenerative agriculture, climate resiliency, and workforce development. She has held roles in community-based organizations, institutions of higher education, and the federal government working on policy analysis, policy development, campaigning, and program management. Kaila lived off the grid for two years where she gained a greater understanding of the true cost of her consumption and the need to transition away from fossil fuels.  

Energy Assessment Specialist

Dave Ware

Dave is passionate about reducing our collective reliance on fossil fuels and has built a career around doing so. Dave is a Certified Residential Energy Consultant through Focus on Energy, RESNET and BPI certified, and owns his own residential energy auditing business which has served Vernon Electric Co-op, Focus on Energy, and others. 

Energy Assessment Specialist

Mike Brudos

Mike has been installing spray foam for about 6 years in the Vernon county area and beyond.  Before that he was an ironworker in the Lacrosse and Madison area working on projects such as the UW-Lacrosse student union building which is LEED certified.