Clean Energy, Electric Vehicles, and Giving Back to the Community with Dory Larsen

Environmental Professionals Radio (EPR)

Aug 13 2021 • 44 mins

Welcome back to Environmental Professionals Radio, Connecting the Environmental Professionals Community Through Conversation, with your hosts Laura Thorne and Nic Frederick!

On today’s episode, we talk with Dory Larsen, Electric Transportation Program Manager  for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), about clean energy, electric vehicles, and giving back to the community! Read her full bio below.

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0:00 Intro

0:56 Shout outs

1:49 Nic and Laura's segment- Methods of transportation and their benefits

7:33 Interview with Dory Larsen starts

12:34 Dory Larsen talks about electric vehicles

20:35 Why Dory feels it's important to get involved and give back to the community

23:02 Dory's hobbies

31:25 Dory discusses clean energy

43:16 Outro

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Guest Full Bio:
Dory joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in 2017 and was named Electric Transportation Program Manager in 2020. She is working to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles by promoting the growth of electric vehicle ownership and supporting EV friendly policy and programs. Central to her work is educating and engaging stakeholders, identifying strategic policy to propel EV usage, and advocating for comprehensive EV infrastructure. She serves on the Board of Drive Electric Florida and Chairs the Tarpon Springs Sustainability Advisory Committee.

Before joining SACE, Dory worked as an instructional trainer and as a science educator in the public-school system. She also led a community action campaign to keep massive development from changing the landscape of the Anclote River. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Master of Public Health degree and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Florida Southern College. She is passionate about helping people see the strength in working collectively to solve problems. She is an avid reader and lover of the Florida sunshine where she and her husband are raising their two sons.

Music Credits
Intro: Givin Me Eyes by Grace Mesa
Outro: Never Ending Soul Groove by Mattijs Muller

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