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 Marco Henkel at henkel@westernenergy.org or at 971-255-4971

Committee Members

Heidi Bass

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Premier Accounts Supervisor
Chair

Michael Cooper

Southwest Gas Corporation

Manager of Key Account Management
Member

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.

Yolanda France

Salt River Project

Manager, Midsize Strategic Energy Management
Member

Marco Henkel

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

Nicole Hydzik

Avista Utilities

Director of Energy Efficiency
Member

Nancy Lange

NW Natural

Senior Manager, Major Account Services
Member

Christopher Lee

Western Energy Institute

Senior Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

Rasha Prince

Southern California Gas Company

Director, Customer Energy Solutions
Member

Bryce Tiernan

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Business Services Manager
Member