Jeannie Oliver is the Senior Director of ROC-NH, a program of the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund that helps residents in New Hampshire’s manufactured-home parks acquire and operate them as resident-owned communities (ROCs). Jeannie brings to this role her prior experiences with renewable energy and climate justice by helping ROCs identify opportunities to improve their communities’ infrastructure and participate in clean-energy programs that improve residents’ economic and environmental well-being.
Previously, Jeannie was a Professor of Law and Staff Attorney at the Vermont Law and Graduate School’s Energy Clinic. She worked with faculty and students there to provide law, policy, and advocacy services to clients pursuing clean-energy and climate-justice solutions, including the development of solar projects for low- to moderate-income communities in N.H. Jeannie has also worked for the Vermont Dept. of Public Service, focusing on net metering, utility-project siting, and utility-rate cases, and in private practice advising clients on a range of corporate and commercial matters.
Originally from New Zealand, Jeannie has a law degree from the University of Auckland, and an LLM in Environmental Law and an LLM in American Legal Studies from Vermont Law School.