Christian Eric Stalberg


    • 2022 Fulbright Specialist Program teaching ecological design and building energy modeling for five weeks in South Africa at the University of Pretoria.
    • 2017 Fulbright Specialist Program teaching for one month in Bolivia at Universidad Mayor de San Simon in Cochabamba. Developed course entitled ‘Ecological Human Habitat Design: Re-inhabiting the earth in the Anthropocene recognizing that humans are not separate from nature but are part of a living system, i.e. Gaia’. Topics covered included: building energy modeling and LEED; appropriate technology; steady state economics; ecological economics; contaminants and biological health; local food; food security; nature deficit disorder; horticultural therapy; open-source; internet of things; technology imperative; biophilia hypothesis; biomimicry; climate change; GMOs; nuclear energy, weapons and waste; and, degrowth.
    • 2012-2015 DesignBuilder Software training in multiple locations including Boston, Chapel Hill, Los Angeles, San Francisco
    • 2013 One day experiential workshops on whole building energy modeling using eQUEST software given at UDABOL (Santa Cruz); Collegio de Arquitectos (Cochabamba); and, Universidad Mayor de San Andres (La Paz)
    • 2011 Mentored junior engineers in energy modeling with eQUEST at EnergyArq, Santiago, Chile
    • 2011 Seminars on energy modeling and green building for faculty, industry professionals and students. Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia; School of Architecture, Universidad Catolica Boliviana “San Pablo”, Santa Cruz, Bolivia; Colegio de Arquitectos de Santa Cruz.
    • 2011 Taught two day course on ‘Energy Modeling for LEED’ using eQUEST software, at the Colegio de Arquitectos de Cochabamba, Bolivia
    • 2011 ‘Modeling Energy Use’, course taught at Durham Technical Community College, Durham, NC
    • 2010 Taught private energy modeling course on-site for OGCB, Inc. consulting engineers, Memphis, TN
    • 2010 LEED 521: Energy Modeling & Using eQUEST to Achieve LEED EAc1, Sustainable Performance Institute, Boston, MA
    • 2010 eQUEST for LEED, Chapel Hill, NC
    • 2007 Seminar on Internet privacy, American Bar Association continuing education, North Carolina Central University
    • 2006 ESL, Alamance Community College, Graham, NC
    • 2006 ESL, Durham Technical Community College, Durham, NC
    • 1999 Curriculum development and instructor for Microsoft FrontPage 2000 course, North Carolina Community Colleges System, Raleigh, NC


    • PhD Anthropology & Social Change, California Institute of Integral Studies (in process)
    • 2020 MSc in Biomimicry, Arizona State University
    • 1986 BA Environmental Studies & Planning: Energy Management & Design concentration, California State University at Sonoma, Rohnert Park, CA
    • 1980 Introduction to Computer Programming, Roots, Santa Rosa, CA


    • 2019 Cover Cropping in Nut Orchards, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) & the Farmers Guild, Colusa, CA
    • 2019 Biointensive No-till Symposium, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), T.S. Glide Ranch, Davis, CA
    • 2018 Climate Resilience a Course for Farmers: Managing Climate Risk through Agroecology, Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture, Berkeley, CA
    • 2018 Communities of Oakland Respond to Emergencies, readiness and response training, certificate of completion
    • 2017 recognition awards from: College of Architects, Cochabamba, Bolivia; Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz, Bolivia; UDABOL, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
    • 2016 Daylighting with DIVA, PG&E Energy Center, San Francisco, CA2014 Legacy of Leadership Award, Partners of the Americas
    • 2013 DesignBuilder Simulation Training, London
    • 2012 DesignBuilder Simulation Training, London
    • 2011 Whole Building Analysis Using eQUEST: Intermediate to Advanced Workshop on Modeling New Buildings, certificate course taught by Marlin Addison, Arizona State University
    • 2011 Green Building Basics and LEED, USGBC online course
    • 2010 DesignBuilder Introductory Training Webinar. DesignBuilder
    • 2009 DesignBuilder Advanced Training, American University, Washington, DC
    • 2007 Home Energy Rating Services (HERS), Southface, Atlanta, GA
    • 2007 NC HealthyBuilt Homes (HBH), North Carolina State Energy Office, Raleigh, NC
    • 2006 ESL/EFL, Duke University, Durham, NC
    • 2006 Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness Safety Council
    • 2005 ITIL Fundamentals, EXIN, Raleigh, NC
    • 2005 Java Programming Essentials, Global Knowledge, Arlington, VA
    • 2005 Mastering Web Databases, Global Knowledge, Cary, NC
    • 2004 Security Awareness & Literacy – Office of Information Technology Services, Raleigh, NC
    • 2003 November Employee of the Month – Office of Information Technology Services, Raleigh
    • 1992 Advanced Revelation Developer Course, San Francisco, CA
    • 1989 Leadership Training, International Exchange Association, Colorado Springs, CO
    • 1985 California State Energy Standards Title 24 Certification, Association of Bay Area Governments, Oakland, CA
    • 1985 California Energy Commission, School Energy Auditor Certification, Sacramento, CA
    • 1984 Board Training, North American Students for Cooperation, Berkeley, CA
    • Advanced Class FCC Amateur Radio License N6DJR
    • Schools Energy Auditor, California Energy Commission #840328


    • “Localization: Bringing about Buen Vivir to address climate fluctuations and globalization”, Radical Ecological Democracy, published August 21, 2022.
    • “Revolution as Selfless Service”, January 26, 2021 book review in ZNet of Nightmarch: Among India’s Revolutionary Guerillas, by Alpa Shah (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019).
    • “The Future of Buildings Energy Usage in Bolivia”, ARKIDEA, Bolivia, (2013)
    • “Disaster Patrol: New Laws and a Change in Policy at FEMA Are Putting Hazard Mitigation on a Better Footing”, Planning, Vol. 61, No. 2 (1995);
    • “The Intelligent City and Emergency Management in the 21st Century”, Proceedings: The International Emergency Management and Engineering Conference, April 18- 21, (1994)
    • “The Internet: Is it a Replicable Technological and Social Phenomenon for Central Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States?”, Telematics and Informatics, Vol. 11, No. 1, (1994)
    • “Documenting Disaster Recovery Costs”, Government Finance Review, December 01, (1992)
    • “Field Communication Systems: Considerations for Developing Countries”, Telematics and Informatics, Vol. 7, No. 2 (1990)
    • “Digital Telematics: Present and Future”, Telematics and Informatics, Vol. 4, No. 3 (1987)


    • 2021 series of on-line lectures. Lecture titles included ‘Proper Culture and Technology to Address the Environmental Disaster’, ‘Ecopueblos and Citadels of Knowledge’, ‘Civil Defense in the 21st Century’, and ‘Design of Public Policies Based Upon the Rights of Mother Earth.’
    • Lecture at May 2019 Global Earth Repair Conference entitled ‘Solutions to Human Civilization’s Wastes’
    • Lecture entitled ‘Ecological Human Habitat Design’ given at multiple institutions throughout Bolivia in September 2017 including College of Architects, Cochabamba, Bolivia; Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz; Office of the Secretary of the Environment, City of La Paz; Universidad Catolica Boliviana, La Paz; Escuela Militar de Ingeniería, La Paz; and, UDABOL, Santa Cruz; Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno, Santa Cruz; Universidad de Aquino Bolivia, Santa Cruz; and, Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Santa Cruz.
    • Presentation at Kanata X, an international architecture conference, entitled ‘Density, Congestion and Livability: Considerations of Sustainability’, Cochabamba, Sept. 2017.
    • Lecture entitled ‘Ecocities and Energy Modeling: From Concept to Practice’, given at multiple institutions in Bolivia in September 2014 including Colegio de Ingeneiros Ambientales, Santa Cruz; Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba; Universidad Catolica Boliviana, Cochabamba; Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz; Escuela Militar de Ingenieria, La Paz
    • Lecture entitled ‘Energy Modeling and LEED’ given at Collegio de Architectura, La Paz, September 2014.
    • Television show interview on ‘El Hombre Invisible’ about building energy efficiency, Sept. 2014
    • Presentation at Kanata 2011 – sponsored by the Colegio de Arquitectos de Cochabamba
    • The International Emergency Management and Engineering Society, Hollywood, FL 1994
    • Pacific Telecommunications Council, Honolulu, Hawaii 1988
    • Caribbean Telecommunications Council, San Juan, Puerto Rico 1989
    • International Informatics Access, 1987
    • FIDOCON, 1986
    • Co-organizer of two Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility sponsored events: Forum on Personal Privacy (2001) at NCSU; Forum on Post-9/11 Privacy and Civil Liberties (2003) at Duke University.
    • Planning Council member for Security and Liberty Forum, held at UNC Chapel Hill in April 2007
    • Presenter at NCCU’s School of Law ‘Forum on Privacy Rights’ in March 2007
    • Planning Council member for International Informatics Access which organized three conferences: 1987 (Dallas); 1993 (Budapest); and, 1997 (Singapore).
    • Participant in think tank at Apple Computer in 1985 entitled “Low-Cost Information Sharing: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going”. Other attendees included Stewart Brand, Jacque Vallee and Lee Felsenstein.


    • East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative, former Board member
    • Bolivian green building codes project with Partners of the Americas and Duke University.
    • Partners of the Americas, former Board member
    • North Carolina – Cochabamba, Bolivia chapter, Partners of the Americas, past President and past Board member
    • Research Triangle Park chapter of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, founder and former chair
    • Sierra Club, wilderness backpacking trip leader
    • Sewage Sludge Action Network, co-founder and webmaster
    • Save Our Soil, Earth Island Insitute project, co-founder and webmaster
    • Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County, former Board member
    • NC Waste Awareness and Reduction Network, former Board member
    • EcoAccess, former Board member
    • American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, former Chair of Privacy & Technology Committee and former Board member
    • Weaver Street Market, former Board member
    • Cotati Co-op, former Board member
    • Sonoma County Co-op, former Board member
    • San Francisco – Mexico City chapter, Partners of the Americas, former Executive Director & former Board member


United Nations Development Program Bolivia
Climate Chaos Adaptation Consultant
August 2021 – June 2022

Analysis of previous work carried out by UNDP Bolivia for the themes of “Living Well” and “Urbanization” against the backdrop of accelerating climate chaos impacts. Country-wide assessment of the Bolivian socio-economic situation and the central government’s official planning approach of ‘Vivir Bien’. Field trip across several different Bolivian territories for interviews with strategic social and political actors representing university, government, private, and civil society, indigenous and campesino sectors. Review and analysis of central Bolivian government 2021-2025 economic and social development plan and UNDP Regional Human Development Report 2021. Recommendations made for socio-economic recovery agenda from the vision of Living Well in conditions of climate chaos proposed to be worked on by the Plurinational Legislative Assembly and the Vice Presidency of the State, identifying the possible contributions of the UNDP. Suggested pilot projects for UNDP Bolivia.


Enersim, Ltd.  – California & North Carolina
Energy Consultant
May 2009 – present

Energy modeling, analyses, and econometrics. Residential and commercial. Design case studies, federal tax credit eligibility, Energy Star for Commercial Buildings and USGBC LEED certification. Software: DesignBuilder; eQUEST. Over two dozen buildings modeled. Most notable projects include:

    • Hanesbrands’ sock manufacturing facility, San Juan Opico, El Salvador. Performed energy modeling for LEED-NC certification.
    • Holiday Inn West Columbia, Columbia, SC. Performed energy modeling for LEED-NC certification & EPAct/179D tax credit.
    • Albany State University, Albany, GA. Performed energy modeling of proposed student dormitory building for design case analyses comparing different energy efficiency measures.
    • Yrigoyen office building, Buenos Aires, AR. Performing energy modeling for LEED-NC certification.
    • Roedingsmarkt 20 mixed use retail/office building, Hamburg, DE. Performing energy modeling for LEED-NC certification.
    • Cruz Verde office building, Santiago, CH. Performing energy modeling for LEED-NC certification.


DesignBuilder USA
USA & Canada Territory Manager
March 2011 – January 2016

Representative of DesignBuilder Software Ltd. for the United States and Canada territories, in charge of sales, support and training for several hundred existing and prospective customers.

    • Trained engineers and architects in software use at venues across the USA
    • Presented and exhibited at annual ASHRAE conference
    • Assisted DesignBuilder Software Ltd. on adapting software to support compliance with the ASHRAE 90.1 Standard


Southern Energy Management – Morrisville, North Carolina
Energy Modeler
February 2008 – May 2009

Energy modeling, analyses, and econometrics. Residential and commercial. Design case studies, federal tax credit eligibility, Energy Star for Commercial Buildings and USGBC LEED certification. Manual J and D, load calculations and duct design, respectively, for residential new and retrofit construction. Software: DesignBuilder; EnergyPlus; eQUEST; DOE-2.1; Energy-10; HEED; Right-Suite Universal. Over a dozen buildings modeled. Most notable projects include:

    • Golden Belt, the largest, all-historic, Gold-certified campus in the Southeast United States
    • East 54, Chapel Hill, NC. Pilot project for USGBC’s LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development). Performed energy modeling for two (2) buildings.
    • Mobile Modular, several states. Performed energy modeling for competitive analyses of five (5) manufactured modular buildings in several climate zones.


Durham Technical Community College – Durham, NC
Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor
September 2006 – December 2006

Teaching beginning level evening class to Latino adults.


Alamance Community College – Graham, NC
Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor
March 2006 – August 2006

Teaching beginning level pronunciation class to Latino and Asian adults.


Office of Information Technology Services, State of North Carolina – Raleigh, NC
Developer/Analyst, Web Services
June 2004 – April 2006

Capacity planning, management and administration of both shared and dedicated multi-tiered Linux, Solaris and Windows-based web servers for state and local government clients. Duties included: training customers in web page maintenance and publishing; capacity planning (traffic projections, server sizing, scalability testing, load balancing); systems architecture (n-tier including proxy, web, application and database servers); firewall rules (ports/protocols for server interconnectivity, monitoring tools, VIP/NAT/PAT); security (server lock down; Tripwire; file modification monitoring and alerting); technology evaluations (best of breed versus integrated, custom versus COTS; open source versus proprietary). Maintained official state web portal ( and search engine (; provision development, staging and production web servers; code web-based forms in Perl and ASP; support customer content publishing (Frontpage, Dreamweaver/Contribute); administer server-based web analytics tools (Webtrends, Urchin, Analog); maintain web server security (account password rotation); and provide web applications and server accounts support via email and phone based on iwise trouble/request ticketing system through the ITS customer support center.


Office of Information Technology Services, State of North Carolina – Raleigh, NC
Team Lead, Web Services
January 2003 – June 2004

Lead team of 5 developers and 1 contractor working on multiple web projects; management and administration of over 100 servers on-site serving millions of users, including the state portal; laison with ITS and other agency managers/directors regarding web services; gather business requirements; develop technical specifications; prepare written reports; conduct technology evaluations; establish technical standards; evaluate software; secure applications; architect N-tier solutions; prepare cost estimates; responsible for $500K section budget and remaining break-even; serve on several agency committee’s including firewall, vulnerability mgmt, patch mgmt, change mgmt, and state portal.


Office of Information Technology Services, State of North Carolina – Raleigh, NC
Unix Systems Administrator
February 2002 – January 2003

Perform local and remote systems administration of Sun Solaris servers. Responsibilities included Perl and UNIX shell scripting, installation and maintenance of server applications, libraries and tools including Bind(DNS), sendmail, Netscape iPlanet and Apache web servers, Majordomo, Majorcool, Perl, and procmail.


 Diversified Network Applications – Research Triangle Park, NC
Various, see below
June 1995 – July 2001

Project manager, systems administrator, web developer and business systems analyst for an Internet business, web development, server hosting and consulting company. Served as systems administrator for company’s web hosting business (which was sold in Spring 2001) having 250 web server customers across twelve countries at its peak. Duties included:

    • installation/configuration/management of multiple servers including Apache, IIS, Netscape Messaging, Netscape Enterprise, sendmail, BIND, FTP, Majordomo, Procmail, SmartList, wwwcount, mSQL, MySQL, Frontpage Server Extensions, IRC, Analog;
    • routine application of Y2K and security patches to NT, SGI and Solaris operating systems; creating and managing a disaster recovery plan; user management/administration;
    • domain name registration; CGI applications installed/configured for clients. Examples of off- and on-site consulting projects included:

Acterna, December 1999 – July 2001
Project Manage

Project lead for Acterna’s entry into ecommerce and conversion/re-architecture of their web-publishing environment (currently 40 servers hosting ~2,000 files each). Defined business and technical requirements for secure ecommerce application using IIS and SQL Server on Windows NT 4.0. Ecommerce application required secure on-line purchasing of downloadable software products by customers in the United States. Software is delivered on-line through Digital Island’s private worldwide ATM network. Cybersource, the premier payment processor for the Fortune 500, provided payment processing, taxation and fraud detection services. Duties included: managing a team of 4 developers; defining business requirements for integrating with existing sales, accounting, inventory, and fulfillment departments; IIS installation/configuration; set ACLs for server directories; set-up DSN for web server to access SQL Server database; setting user/group permissions; DNS entries/management; virtual secure and insecure web server installation/configuration; secure server certificate procurement/installation; wrote test plans, tracked bug fixes; Perl library installation; Perl script installation; Visual SourceSafe; HTML; CSS; ASP; graphics manipulation/placement.

Project lead for Acterna’s conversion/re-architecture of their web-publishing environment using IIS for development, test, staging and production servers. Web publishing requirements included supporting the publishing activities of 40 sales offices and integrating product pages and other content from corporate while eliminating file replication across web servers thereby reducing the total number files from 85,000 to 2,000. Served as project liaison to Ogilvy Interactive for new Acterna web site launch in Fall 2000 (result of merger between Wavetek, Wandel Goltermann and TTC) requiring conversion of approximately 5,000 web pages from the two company’s web sites into one using altogether new graphics, branding and information architecture. Duties included: managing a team of ~12 developers, graphic designers and analysts; wrote/maintained project plan/changes; conducted project team meetings; installed Frontpage Server Extensions; upgraded Infoseek search engine to Ultraseek Server; built search engine indexes and search form web pages.

North Carolina Community Colleges System, April 1999 – June 1999
Systems Administrator/Web Developer

Complete reconstitution of North Carolina Community Colleges System’s use of the World Wide Web for information collection and dissemination to and from its constituents, including students, college administrators, and state and federal agencies. Tasks included: performed business requirements analysis via eight focus groups and on on-line survey; recommending search engine for web site; developing an agency-wide web authoring, publishing and maintenance strategy; developing web publishing and site management policies and procedures; installing/configuring Apache web server on AIX; installing/configuring Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions; development of FrontPage 2000 training curriculum; and team-teaching FrontPage 2000 class. Ongoing post-sales technical support. Platform: Solaris. Applications: Apache 1.3.12; Frontpage 2000. Languages: HTML; Perl.

Nortel Networks, May 1998 – December 1998
Business Systems Analyst

Conducted a comprehensive study of Nortel’s use of Intranet technology within their Signaling Solutions Group division (Ottawa and Research Triangle Park), including focus groups, interviews, online surveys, and web servers analysis. Implementation of study recommendations followed which included consolidating multiple web servers, deploying web maintenance tools, and redesigning Web-accessible content for various departments including marketing, documentation, software design and test, and business development. Platforms: HP-UX. Applications: Apache 1.3.12. Languages: Perl.


d.b.a. Christian E. Stalberg, various locations
Independent Consultant
1982 – 1995

Provide a variety of services to clients in both the private and public sectors. Examples include:

    • State of Florida ‑ provided technical assistance to Governor’s Community Redevelopment Task Force on the design and development of a management information system in Microsoft Access for tracking $22 million in HUD funds for post-disaster redevelopment projects.
    • JMS North America – served as field project manager for JMS North America’s evaluation of Nextel Communication’s ESMR (wireless) greater Los Angeles network for MCI Communications Corporation.
    • Pan American Health Organization ‑ conducted electronic mail feasibility study for the organization’s day‑to‑day operations in the Western Hemisphere. Conducted user training for PAHO staff in Lima, Peru on use of international packet switching networks to access MEDLINE.
    • Union of International Associations ‑ evaluated international computer communication network services for use by the UIA, Brussels, Belgium.
    • Apple Computer Corporation ‑ performed strategic assessment of emerging technologies (electronic performance support systems) for Apple’s Advanced Technology Group. Wrote a user manual for Apple’s Corporate Grants OnTyme electronic messaging network.


Federal Emergency Management Agency, various locations
Disaster Assistance Employee/Hazard Mitigation Specialist

On-call hazard mitigation assignments for Regions IX (Atlanta) and IX (San Francisco).

    • Co-authored Standard Operating Procedures manual for hazard mitigation programs.
    • Reviewed design of federal hazard mitigation programs database (Automated Disaster Assistance Management System) in Advanced Revelation.
    • Conducted field surveys and wrote Hazard Mitigation Survey Team reports for Typhoons Axel and Zelda (Marshall Islands and Micronesia, respectively), Hurricane Emily (North Carolina), severe ice storms (Mississippi), and tornadoes (Alabama).


David M. Griffith and Associates Ltd., Louisiana and Florida
Project Manager

Provided technical assistance to various government clients in Louisiana and Florida following Hurricane Andrew through a nationwide disaster grants management practice based in Northbrook, Illinois.  Served as lead advisor to the Florida Governor’s Authorized Representative regarding Hurricane Andrew recovery.

    • Provided technical assistance on design and development of the state’s management information systems in Microsoft Access for federal disaster assistance funds allocation.
    • Developed technical specifications for a disaster claims RDMS in Oracle for the South Florida Water Management District.
    • Revised State of Florida, Department of Community Affairs, Division of Emergency Management’s Administrative Plan for the Public Assistance program.
    • Assisted in the design and implementation of a business process reorganization of the Governor’s Hurricane Andrew Recovery Office in Dade County.


Governor’s Office of Emergency Services – Sacramento, CA
Special Consultant/Hazard Mitigation Specialist

Administration and management of federal hazard mitigation programs, including planning (Section 409) and grant program (Section 404) for six California disasters, including the Loma Prieta earthquake (1989), Santa Barbara fire (1990), Oakland fire (1991), Southern California flood (1992), Cape Mendocino earthquake (1992), and Landers/Big Bear earthquake. Considerable contact with participating agencies, including federal, state and local government and private non-profit organizations.

    • Developed RDMS in Advanced Revelation for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) applicant, project, and funds tracking.
    • Conducted feasibility study and developed technical specifications for an agency-wide emergency management geographic information system (GIS).
    • Design, development, implementation, administration and management of $42 million HMGP, including: application and assurance documents; grantee application workshops; processing and project ranking procedures; risk/benefit analyses for determining project cost‑effectiveness; scoring mechanism for project selection; environmental regulations compliance; and specification of program tracking criteria for data processing.


California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection – Sacramento, CA
Fire Prevention Analyst

Development of fire prevention programs and policy, as well as analysis of fire safe practices and enforcement in an agency responsible for 35 million acres of wildland. Considerable contact with county governments regarding the manner in which they address fire hazards within their jurisdiction through their general plans and ordinances.

    • Developed support, both within and outside of agency, to amend Assembly Bill 429 that created a Geographic Information Systems Task Force for purposes of setting standards and coordinating GIS use among state agencies.
    • Edited “A Survey of California County Land-Use Planning Considerations for Fire Protection in the Wildland/Urban Interface/Intermix” published October, 1991.
    • Served as personal assistant to the Incident Commander for the Oakland fire, the largest conflagration in U.S. history, advising in the areas of finance, data processing, damage surveying, geographical information systems, and inter-agency relations as the point-of-contact with Oakland City, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES).