National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP)
Bernie Kotlier is the national co-chair of the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program. EVITP ( http://evitp.org/ ) is a volunteer-based non-profit, electric vehicle industry organization that provides electrician training and certification in all 50 states and Canada. In his day job, Bernie serves as the Executive Director of the Labor Management Cooperation Committee managing the delivery of advanced sustainable energy education and training for
electrical contractors and electricians in California and Nevada. Bernie has been a member of numerous advisory committees at the California PUC, CEC, CARB, and CalEPA and is the chair of the U.S. DoE sponsored Lithium-Bridge Workforce and Communities committee.
He is also a member of the board of directors of the California Energy Alliance / CEA ( https://caenergyalliance.org/ ), New Energy Nexus ( https://www.newenergynexus.com/about/team/ ), and NAATBatt ( http://naatbatt.org/about/board-of-directors/ ).