East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is now Ava Community Energy (Ava). New name, new look. Same clean energy, low rates, and local programs.

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Our Team

Administration, Operations, Finance, and Human Resources

Group of employees who work at Ava Community Energy

Raïssa Ngoma

Receptionist & Assistant Board Clerk

Prior to joining Ava, Raïssa worked as a Student Supervisor at UC Berkeley's Unit 1 Residence Halls. There she led a team of student assistants, facilitated the hiring process, and served as a voice between residents, student clerks, and the administrative team. Raïssa is excited to work alongside Ava's Operations and Executive teams to bring Ava residents cleaner energy.

Raïssa holds a BA in Legal Studies and has minors in African American Studies and Korean from the University of California, Berkeley. She is originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and later moved to the United States in 2011.

In her spare time, she enjoys picking up new hobbies such as learning Korean as her 7th language!

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