Customer + Corporate Symposium PDT

Program Development Teams (PDTs) are a diverse mix of energy industry professionals responsible for the content creation of programs. The role may involve subject matter expert recruitment, participating in planning meetings and receiving invaluable networking opportunities throughout the entire process. The Customer + Corporate Symposium has nine different PDTs, each focusing on their specific area of expertise across nine unique track offerings.

For more information on this Program Development Team contact

Joshua Baker at or at 971-255-4970

Committee Members

Joshua Baker

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

Jason Cameron

Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Manager, Operational Training Center

John Thurmond

NorthWestern Energy

Director, Customer Interactions
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John Thurmond started with NorthWestern Energy in 1992 as programmer/analyst and is currently the Director of Customer Interactions. As the Director of Customer Interactions, John is responsible for the contact centers in Montana and South Dakota, the distribution dispatching centers in Montana and South Dakota, as well as the walk-in offices in South Dakota and Nebraska.