Key Accounts PDT

Program Development Teams (PDTs) are a diverse mix of energy industry professionals responsible for the content creation of programs. Role may involve subject matter expert recruitment, participating in planning meetings and receiving invaluable networking opportunities throughout the entire process.

For more information on this Program Development Team contact Kristen Paul at paul@westernenergy.org or at --

Committee Members

James Ashworth

Idaho Power Company

Key Account Coordinator
Member

Mandy Assi

FortisBC

Manager, Commercial Accounts
Member

Michael Cooper

Southwest Gas Corporation

Manager of Key Account Management
Member

Vicki Davis

Salt River Project

Manger, Strategic Energy Management
Member

Bart Edwards

Arizona Public Service Company

Manager - Key Account Management
Chair

Rick Edwards

NorthWestern Energy

Director – Community Connections
Member
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Rick is the Director of Key Accounts & Customer Education at NorthWestern Energy in Butte, Montana. He has worked for 29 years at NorthWestern Energy and their previous company, Montana Power.

Rick graduated from Montana Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical communications. He and his wife, Laurie, have three daughters, Ashley, Karley, and Courtney.

Aurora Franco-Cantu

Southern California Edison

Manager/Leader

Bart Hansen

Clark Public Utilities

Key Accounts Manager
Past Chair

Nancy Lange

NW Natural

Senior Manager, Major Account Services
Member

Christopher Lee

Western Energy Institute

Senior Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

Andrew Lightfoot

Puget Sound Energy

Major Accounts Executive
Member

Kristen Paul

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

Rasha Prince

Southern California Gas Company

Director, Customer Energy Solutions
Member

Ray Sala

Southern California Edison

Manager, Commercial and Industrial Segment
Member

Jason Sanders

Puget Sound Energy

Manager, Business Services
Member