Sherrie Gruder, LEED AP, is a Sustainable Design Specialist, Energy On Wisconsin Program Manager and Distinguished Lecturer with UW-Madison Extension. Sherrie provides statewide education and technical assistance on sustainable community development, sustainable energy strategies, and green building to support the resilience and economic vitality of Wisconsin communities, local governments, tribes, and businesses. Sherrie delivers the Energy On Wisconsin newsletter, web site and education programs to enhance energy literacy during this clean energy transition and provide insights into the financial, business, policy, technology, infrastructure and partnership aspects of community energy portfolios. She authored the Solar Energy Financing Guide: Empowering Wisconsin Local Governments and assists them with energy and resilience planning and how to profitably and effectively meet their energy independent community goals.
Sherrie is a LEED™ Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), served two terms as an officer on its Government Core Committee and was on the board of USGBC-Wisconsin. Sherrie was a member of the Focus on Energy renewable energy network board for 10 years and helped develop and implement the Wisconsin Energy Independent Communities program.