Gary Flomenhoft Fellow
MA, Public Policy; EE Certificate, University of Maryland
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University
Gary Flomenhoft's current interests in Ecological Economics focus on the following three areas: steady-state economics, public finance for sustainability and equity, and green design. He is involved in an effort to form a steady-state economics co-laboratory at Gund. He created the green building and community design program in CDAE, and ran international project-based courses in Dominica, St. Lucia, and Belize. Gary teaches courses in renewable energy, international development, public policy, and macro and ecological economics. Gary has a diverse background of practical experience ranging from environmental technology and Green politics, to aerospace and systems engineering. He was a founding member of the Green Party of California, and co-founder of the Geonomy Society. Gary also managed two small electric vehicle companies, ran his own electric vehicle conversion business, and worked as a Program Assistant for economic development at the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Other ventures include havng been a test engineer for commercial and NASA satellites, including the communication satellite for the space shuttle. In the summer head to Cape Cod, MA, to find Gary offering sailing charters and lessons.
Gary manages the Green Tax and Common Assets Project at Gund and supports a new commons-based economy. This project created the Vermont Common Assets Trust Fund Bill (VCAT) put forth in both the House and Senate of the Vermont Legislature, and green tax proposals.
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