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 or at 971-334-4250.

Committee Members

Mandy Assi


Manager, Public Sector, Institutional & Commercial Accounts

Heidi Bass

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Key Accounts Supervisor - Governmental & Institutional Accounts

Michael Cooper

Southwest Gas Corporation

Manager of Key Account Management

Vicki Davis

Salt River Project

Manger, Strategic Energy Management

Rick Edwards

NorthWestern Energy

Director – Community Connections
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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.

Nicole Hydzik

Avista Utilities

Manager of Business Customer Services

Nancy Lange

NW Natural

Senior Manager, Major Account Services

Andrew Lightfoot

Puget Sound Energy

Major Accounts Executive

Kristen Paul

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

Rasha Prince

Southern California Gas Company

Director, Customer Energy Solutions

Jeni Reynolds

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Manager of Business Services

Jason Sanders

Puget Sound Energy

Manager, Business Services