Peter Sterling is the Executive Director of Renewable Energy Vermont a 501(c)(6) trade association representing Vermont’s renewable energy sector which includes businesses, non-profits, utilities, individuals and others who believe 100% total renewable energy is not only possible, but necessary.
Prior to working at REV, Peter served as the Chief of Staff to the Senate Pro Tem Tim Ashe from 2016-2020. Peter spent the previous decade working as an advocate for expanding public health care programs and for a universal, publicly funded health care system in Vermont.
Peter has a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany and did graduate work in forestry and forest policy at UVM’s Natural Resources Planning Program. Peter has served on both the Doty Memorial and Montpelier-Roxbury School Boards, the Executive Committee of the Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club and on the board of directors of Vermont Conservation Voters and the Vermont Natural Resources Council. Peter lives in Montpelier with his wife, and two children.