Operations Business Strategies – Electric 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 Jessica Grant at grant@westernenergy.org or at 971-255-4970

Committee Members

Cynthia Garcia

Tucson Electric Power

Senior Director Transmission & Distribution Operations
Member

Chad Gish

FortisAlberta Inc.

Regional Director, Central
Member

Jessica Grant

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

David Howell

Avista Corp.

Director of Electrical Operations
Member

Rod Price

Eugene Water & Electric Board

Chief Engineering & Operations Officer
Member

Dan Rizzo

Seattle City Light

Director, Transmission and Distribution Operations
Chair

Lanny Sawchuck

BC Hydro

Director, Line Field Operations
Member

Michael Schmit

NorthWestern Energy

General Manager - Construction
Member

Michelle Vargo

Seattle City Light

Director
Member