Women in Energy Symposium 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. This PDT meets monthly by teleconference between meetings to identify critical industry issues, discuss challenges and set the agenda for the next meeting.

For more information on this Program Development Team contact Kristen Taylor at taylor@westernenergy.org or at 971-255-4969

Committee Members

Maggie Alexander

Smart Wires

Director, Western Region
Member

Nancy Arroyoavila

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Manager, Gas Technical Curriculum Development
Member

Britt Bachtel-Browning

Avista Corp.

Senior Counsel
Vice Chair

Kim Bailey

Sensit Technologies

Manager of Customer Service
Member

Carol Butler

Seattle City Light

Corporate Performance Director
Past Chair

Karen Cash

Avista Corp.

Manager of CDA Gas Operations
Member

Anita Davidoo Shahbaz

INTREN, LLC

Director of Operations
Member

Michele Gould

BRIDGE Energy Group

Engagement Manager
Member

Jill Kidd

Portland General Electric

Manager, Change Management Office
Member

Leah Loebach

Burns & McDonnell

Transmission Department Manager
Member

Katherine Sheckells

Bonneville Power Administration

Supervisory Business Analyst

Sandy Simon

BRIDGE Energy Group

Vice President
Member

Stephanie Smith

FortisBC

Compliance Manager
Chair

Laura Springsteen

Dominion Energy Utah

Environmental Consultant
Member

Kate St. Amour

Black & McDonald

Distribution Engineer
Member

Kristen Taylor

Western Energy Institute

Program Manager
WEI Program Manager

Don Wolfe

Mosaic

Director Strategic Relationships
Mentor