Mary Lawrence

Mary Lawrence

Mary is a Project Coordinator for the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) and in the last 10 years has supported numerous workforce development state and federal grants including four through the U.S. Department of Energy. Mary supported IREC as national administrator of the GEARED (Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment) Network, an initiative to build a skilled power generation workforce for the 21st century electric grid. She also supported the Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) Project which focused on deploying high-quality solar training, both online and in-person, to code officials and firefighters across the country. Mary helped manage the development of IREC’s three career maps - the Solar Career Map, the Careers in Climate Control Career Map, and the latest addition, the Green Buildings Career Map.