Our Team | Introducing Our Solar Specialists For Over 12 Years

Our Team

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 2,000 local families and businesses to reach their clean energy goals!
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

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

Project manager
Electrical Administrator

Grant is a licensed and certified electrical administrator and signing supervisor. 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.

Joe Yaskus

design consultant
sales

Joe graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree is science. He is passionate about climate change and clean energy  which is why he enjoys working in the solar industry. Joe started working for National about 3 years ago but has over 20 years of experience educating consumers on the benefits of home energy products. His hobbies include hiking, camping, fishing, and all PNW based things, Go Hawks!

Ryan Hanzlik

Project Manager

Ryan has worked for National Solar for the last few years but has 6 years of experience in solar installation, design, and project management. He lives with his wife and kid in Portland, Or. Ryan is committed to bringing a quality solar experinece to our customers but in his his spare time he enjoys playing tennis and making music.

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

Co-Founder

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