Support Staff


The SEL is supported by staff at Strategic Energy Innovations:

Timothy Bingham, Program Director

Prior to joining SEI and The SEL, Tim was a Project Lead The Way engineering and architecture pathway instructor for seven years in San Diego. Tim holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Miami, and a California Teaching Credential for Engineering and Architecture.


Nicole Grucky, Associate Project Coordinator

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a minor in Conservation Biology from UCLA. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Environmental Management at the University of San Francisco.


Petrut Ababei, Nonprofit Leadership Fellow

Petrut has a background in classroom instruction and is passionate about integrated solutions to climate change induced challenges. 


JoAnna Saunders, Nonprofit Leadership Fellow

JoAnna holds a Bachelor of Science from UC Berkeley where she studied Society and Environment with a concentration in Global Environmental Policy, as well as a minor in Spanish.