Chair, Finance & Administration Committee
Shaun Franks is a solar consultant at Purelight Power, a local solar company based in Medford, OR. For over 10 years he has been involved with solar projects beginning at Southern Oregon University where he studied business administration, environmental studies, and corporate sustainability. While at SOU, he was involved in student government as the director of sustainability where he led the establishment of the SOU Green Fund which invests student dollars in local water, energy, and campus sustainability projects. The Green Fund has established multiple solar installations on campus, launched the SOU Farm, and continues to fund student projects.
Shaun has worked on over 200 solar projects throughout Southern Oregon adding over two megawatts of installed capacity to our community. He enjoys volunteering in a variety of capacities including Rogue Climate, a local environmental nonprofit where he is currently serving as board treasurer, and is a member of the Medford Rogue Rotary.
He lives in Ashland with his wife, Princess, their two wonderful sons, Carter and Micah, and their border collie, Annie.