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Envirepel Energy Inc. was founded by two visionaries-Anthony Arand and Dave Gamble- who merged their independently-derived perspectives on how to solve multiple local environmental and energy problems by capturing organic waste and converting it into "clean" energy.


Anthony J Arand. As the founder and Chairman of the Board of the Company, Mr. Arand is responsible for building the Team necessary to complete Envirepel Energy Inc.'s short term, and long term business plans.  He also consults on technology, regulatory and engineering issues. Mr. Arand has continuous work experience in engineering, chemical manufacturing, production, sales, field applications, university and private contractor research, and regulatory actions including product registrations, lobbying and regulations. He holds patents in selective organic chemistry extraction and petroleum reformulation using low temperature catalytic process. He started his Aerospace career as a Mechanical Engineer for Hughes Aircraft in 1980. He is a graduate of California Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

Board Members:

Len Hering (RADM USN retired).   Mr. Hering was born in Portsmouth, VA. and started his Naval career when he was commissioned through the NROTC Scholarship Program from the State of New York Maritime College in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meterology and Oceanography.  He also earned a Master of Science degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and a Master of Science degree in Business Management from Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I.  His initial sea assignment was aboard the USS Santa Barbara (AE 28), where he served as 1st and 2nd Division Officer and Assistant First Lieutenant.  His career is trademarked by excellence which included teaching ethics at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD., with his last assignments as the Commanding Officer of Naval Base San Diego, Commander, Naval Surface Group Pacific Northwest, and finally as Commander, Navy Region Southwest.  During his Naval career, Mr. Hering was on the leading edge of the Navy's renewable energy and sustainability efforts, and contributed heavily to the Navy's current renewable energy program.

Dr. Sylvia Boltz Tucker.  Dr. Tucker has been involved in education and industrial participation for over 50 years.  During her career she has either taught, managed, been on the Board of Directors, or created advanced educational programs at Oregon State University, University of Cincinnati, United States International University in San Diego, University of California Riverside, and the Claremont Graduate School in Claremont California.  Dr. Tucker has been awarded many educational achievement awards in pioneering advanced learning methods, and has dedicated her life to teaching our younger generations.  

Peter Ullrich. Mr. Ullrich has served as a director of the Company since June of  2009.   Mr. Ullrich is also the owner and Chairman of the Board of Esmeralda Farms, an innovative leader in the international floral industry. Mr. Ullrich has been involved in all aspects of the international floral industry for over 35 years. He is a pioneer in developing and adopting cutting-edge technologies that not only assist in building better business in the floral industry but creating cleaner and safer working environments for his 5,000-plus employees.  Mr. Ullrich was the recipient of the 2006 SAF Gold Medal Achievement Award. He was born and educated in Germany

Advisors to the Board:

  • Vic Pankey - Pankey Farms, LLC
  • Douglas Harvey - M.M. Dillion & Co.
  • Dave Gamble - Professional Engineer