Marty Grohman, Executive Director
Martin Grohman holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer. He is a former State Representative, where he was a member of the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee. Grohman co-founded DuraLife Decking, a composite decking manufacturing company that continues to operate and grow in Biddeford. After the company's acquisition, Grohman served as Director of Sustainability for GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, developing initiatives such as roofing recycling and the company's Zero-Waste-to-Landfill effort, as well as building networks with national organizations such as the US Green Building Council.
Adelaide Taylor, Project Administrator
Adelaide Taylor is a recent import to Maine, having moved to Southern Maine from the DC area in 2016 with her son after visiting York County and discovering "the way life should be" while on vacation the year prior. Having grown up moving around Europe, she speaks 6 languages to varying degrees of fluency and is an avid reader in at least 3 of these. Adelaide holds a BA in Anthropology from Franklin and Marshall College, with a strong focus on African Area Studies and Cultures. Her passion for folklore, myths, and legends led her to complete a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction - Children's Literature through Pennsylvania State University. Adelaide’s background is in education, HR, and nonprofit management. She joins E2Tech, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine, working directly with executive director Marty Grohman, preparing the organization’s well attended and respected monthly forums on all topics environmental, energy, and technology, representing E2Tech at networking events, and attending local partner events throughout the Portland Region.
Interns & Consultants
Katharine K. Wojcik, Design & Marketing Consultant
Katharine is a designer and creator with a passion for sustainability and community. With her company Adept Creative, she is collaborating with E2Tech to develop the brand, identity and marketing efforts for the organization.
Katharine joins the E2Tech team with over 10 years of experience as an employee and consultant for top design / build firms, start-ups and local organizations. After a tenure in the green building industry in Connecticut where she worked on large-scale, multi-million dollar projects for Yale University, the University of Connecticut, the GSA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers among others, Katharine moved from New Haven to Portland to start an independent creative services firm. Adept Creative provides marketing, design and consulting services for entrepreneurs, nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. The launch of Adept has allowed Katharine to develop a career that utilizes areas of expertise in marketing and design and her collegiate background in finance and operations. With her company, she additionally pursues active involvement and collaboration on important issues: environmental policy, civil rights, women's rights, and protecting net neutrality. Katharine currently serves on the board for a local community activism organization and has joined the ACLU of Maine's Rising Leaders board.
More information on Katharine's work: www.adeptcreative.me
Joe Brown - Summer 2020 InternJoe Brown, a student at the University of Maine School of Law, will be working at E2Tech this summer as an intern. at the University of Maine School of Law, will be working at E2Tech this summer as an intern. The opportunity was provided in conjunction with the University of Maine Graduate & Professional Center, part of the University of Maine System.
Upon graduation, he plans on using his law degree in an interdisciplinary setting, pursuing a career in either energy and environmental law, land use, or business law.