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2011 Texas Solar Energy Society Annual Meeting
 
The North Texas Renewable Energy Group hosted the TXSES 2011 Annual Meeting held at the Trinity Audubon Center in Dallas. The Trinity River Audubon Center is managed by Audubon Texas, the state program of the National Audubon Society. Audubon's mission for more than 100 years has been to conserve and restore natural ecosystems focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and earth's biological diversity. The Audubon Center itself is "LEED certified" as a very energy efficient building. In addition, the Audubon Center has two large arrays of solar panels installed out front. The Audubon Center was an ideal venue for the 2011 Texas Solar Energy Society's annual meeting.
 
It was our honor as part of the meeting to present to Clint Minnick, Agriculture Mechanics instructor with the Bonham Independent School District (northeast of Dallas), a $1,000 grant/scholarship award to further his work with students. Under Clint's guidance, high-school students converted a truck and farm tractor to 100% electric power.


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The Trinity River Audubon Center is one of Dallas' natural treasures!
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Lucy Stolzenburg, TXSES Outreach and Development Director, shows off a door prize ahead of the meeting.
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Natalie Marquis, TXSES Executive Director, opened the meeting.
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John Gardner, TXSES Board Chair, discussed the progress TXSES had made over the past year and challenges ahead.
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Clint Minnick, instructor with the Bonham ISD (northeast of Dallas) accepted a $1,000 grant/scholarship award presented by TXSES.
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David Power, Deputy Director of Public Citizen Texas, gave an excellent presentation.
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The 2011 TXSES Annual Meeting was well attended. The Audubon Center meeting room seats 70 - and it was standing-room only.
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(L to R); Dy Winsett (NTREG Membership Coordinator), Lucy Stolzenburg (TXSES Outreach Coordinator), Rosa Orenstein (NTREG Treasurer); James Orenstein (NTREG member), and Lissa Magel (NTREG Meeting Program Co-coordinator).
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Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association ("TREIA") Executive Director Russel Smith (right) talking with TREIA board member Andrew McCalla.
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Leslie Lyle, TXSES Board member, and Phillip Shinoda, Associate Director of the Memnosyne Foundation in Dallas.
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Rita Beving (left), member of the Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee, talking with a meeting guest (seated).
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(L to R) Christine Chandler, Chair, Texas Solar Energy Society, Jim Duncan, NTREG Secretary, and Mike Renner, NTREG Chair.
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Phillip Shinoda of the Memnosyne Foundation. The woman to the right of Phillip (seated) is a sign-language interpreter who was present at the TXSES meeting to aid the hearing impared.
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Solar power at the Trinity River Audubon Center helps offset some of the Center's daily electrical usage.
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The Solar Shuttle had a "day off" for a change and wasn't powering anything. It was on display for meeting attendees to see.

 

 

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