Our Team


Byron Kominek - Executive Director

Byron has worked in international development for well over a decade, having lived in various parts of Africa for over 6 years. He brings to the Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center his development skills of seeking constructive partnerships and his desire to improve both environmental and community well-being within the scope of a single project. Byron is a former U.S. diplomat and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. He has a M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering and speaks French and Portuguese.

Andy Bingle - Education Director

Andy is a professionally trained Certified Interpretive Guide and Certified Interpretive Guide Trainer by the National Association for Interpretation. He acted as the Interpretive Programs Manager of a conservation nonprofit in Wisconsin for three years and graduated with a Masters of the Environment with a specialization in Renewable and Sustainable Energy from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2020. Andy is the cofounder of the Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center and is passionate about encouraging multidisciplinary collaborations to meet the energy and environmental demands of the future.