Meet the K-Team!

Karl

Teaching Experience:
32 years in schools and 11 years with the PUD
Hobbies: 
Farming, fishing, 4-wheeling, stamp collecting and time with family
Favorite PUD Lesson:
The Power of the Wind because this lesson brings out the best in a classroom, mainly because of the extended 3-hour timeframe and the varied interactivity which promotes lots of student engagement.
What food do you consume to give yourself more energy?
Chocolate!
What’s your favorite renewable energy source and why?
Solar Energy seems to be the “Ray of hope” for future generations; however, there will always be a place for clean and abundant hydropower.
If electricity had a battle with water, who would win and why?
Electricity and water “go together” so there will be no battle. They work together for good and bad.


Kass

Teaching Experience:
32 years in schools and 6 years with the PUD
Hobbies:
Gardening, travel, family, my dogs and being a Grandmother to 2 sweet little grandsons
Favorite PUD Lesson:
Advanced Circuits because students put so many concepts together to create series and parallel circuits working with both incandescent and LED bulbs.
What is your favorite electronic gadget and why?
My cell phone because it keeps me in touch with friends and family.
What food do you consume to give yourself more energy?
Cinnamon dolce latte
What’s your favorite renewable energy source and why?
Hydropower because water is powerful, renewable and we can enjoy it for recreation, as well as, consumption and to generate electricity.


Kathie

Teaching Experience:
36 years in schools and 9 years with the PUD
Hobbies/Interests:
Gardening, art, antiques, fusing glass and reading
Favorite PUD Lesson:
Circuit Systems because it is new and has easy-to-use, exciting equipment.  It is very thought provoking!
What is your favorite electronic gadget and why?
LED lights because we have just begun to see their fantastic applications which will give us better lighting options with reduced energy use.
What’s your favorite renewable energy source and why?
Tidal energy because it is harnessing the same power that moves the human spirit…


Maryann

Teaching Experience:
36 years in schools
Hobbies/Interests:
Gardening, visual arts and animal rescue
Favorite PUD Lesson:
Energy Detectives because I love mysteries.
If you could be an energy-related superhero, what would your name be and what would your super power be?
I’d be Super Sun Girl and I’d produce free energy for all.
What is your favorite electronic gadget and why?
I love my Kindle because I can use it to stay in contact with the world, read a book and find entertainment.
If electricity had a battle with water, who would win and why?
Water should win because it is something we can’t live without.


Roger

Teaching Experience:
12 years as a corporate trainer and 6 years substitute teaching
Hobbies/Interests: 
Hiking, biking and canoeing with my kids & reading and creative writing as time allows
Favorite PUD Lesson:
Watt Do You Know About Energy? because this lesson takes familiar concepts about energy and presents them in an organized fashion, providing students with new ways to think about the world around them.
If you could be an energy-related superhero, what would your name be and what would your super power be? 
Captain Thunderhead, who predicts storms, then captures the lightning and stores it, thus tapping in to a new renewable energy source.
What food do you consume to give yourself more energy? 
Water for the hydropower.

Contact:

Jenni Lamarca
education@snopud.com
425-783-8292
(M-F, 8am to 5pm)