About us

Our team

We are a leader in the solar industry in Oregon and our team of professional journeyman electricians and mechanical installation specialists have helped more than 3,000 local families and businesses to reach their clean energy goals!

Janelle Lancaster
Janelle Lancaster
President

Janelle is National Solar’s President. A lifelong entrepreneur and PNW-native, Janelle and her family founded National Solar with a simple mission in mind: commitment to a positive change. National Solar has always been family-owned and run and she and her team at National hope to build a brighter future of clean energy and leave a legacy of responsible stewardship towards our natural resources and local community.

John Harley
John Harley
VP of Production

John Harley is National Solar’s VP of Production. John has more than 25 years of experience in construction industry and over 12 years in solar. Before joining National, John owned his own general contractors company. John started his interest in conservation and construction working for the City of San Diego’s Water Conservation Program in the California drought in the early 90s.

Grant Harley
Grant Harley
Project Manager Electrical Administrator

Grant is a licensed electrical administrator. He graduated from Central Washington University in 2017 with summa cum laude honors and recognition. His hobbies include watching/playing sports, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends. Grant has been to 4 continents and hopes to hit all 7 before he goes. He says that he enjoys working at National Solar because it offers him the rare opportunity to apply himself in multiple different facets of the solar industry.

Pat McManus
Pat McManus
Project Manager

Pat grew up in New England where he enjoyed the outdoors, earning a degree in Environmental Science and Policy from Plymouth State University in 2015. He chose a career in solar to have a positive impact on the environment. With over 6 years of experience in the industry, he has installed and managed countless projects, helping customers tackle carbon emissions one project at a time. Outside of work you can find Pat snowboarding or surfing depending on the season.

Jared Lancaster
Jared Lancaster
Lead Installer

Jared has worked for National Solar for over 7 years and has been the lead installer for the last 3. He also has over 20 years experience in the construction industry making him the perfect person to install solar on your home. Jared’s hobbies include trail running, playing sports with his family and hanging out with his grandson.

Justin Lancaster
Justin Lancaster
Co-Founder

Justin is National Solar’s Co-Founder and Head of Sales/Marketing. A lifelong entrepreneur and PNW-native, Justin and his family founded National Solar with a simple mission in mind: commitment to a positive change. National Solar has always been family-owned and run, and at National we hope to build a brighter future of clean energy and leave a legacy of responsible stewardship towards our natural resources and local community.

Adam
Adam
Crew Lead

Adam is our Central Oregon Crew Lead. He’s been with the company for just over two years. Prior to this position he ran a material handling company that shipped grass seed from the Willamette Valley all over the country and achieved an associates degree from Linn-Benton Community College emphasizing business administration. He is on track to earn a Limited Renewable Technician License and NABCEP Solar Installer Certification within the year. Adam grew up on the Big Island of Hawaii in a house powered by solar, batteries, and a generator, with over 200 hours of solar/electrical class work completed in the LRT program so far. During his off time, Adam and his fiancé enjoy spending time with their friends and their two goofy dogs.

Lynette Harley
Lynette Harley
Permit Specialist

After an early career in banking, Lynnette stayed home to raise two children. After they finished school, she joined the National Solar team. She is our "red tape" specialist, handling all of the permitting, government, utility and incentive paperwork with all of the various cities and jurisdictions. When not working, Lynnette can be found on a pickleball court, on her bike, or doing a DIY project. She enjoys all outside activities.

Clint Libby
Clint Libby
Director of Digital Marketing

Clint is our leader of strategic digital growth, currently carving the path towards a sustainable online presence for National Solar. Previously, he led growth at corporate enterprises, with most of his efforts focused on creating the best possible online experience for customer buying journeys. When not working, Clint focuses most of his time on his hobbies, spending time with his wife and their Corgi, Rafael (named after the famous tennis player Rafael Nadal) and spending time with friends and family.