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 Beverly Jones Woolf at joneswoolf@westernenergy.org or at 503-688-2790

Committee Members

Britt Bachtel-Browning

Avista Corp.

Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer at Playboy
Past Chair

Lynn Borders

Tucson Electric Power

Certified Business Relationship Manager
Member

Lissa Brady

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Fleet Asset Manager
Member

Jason Burt

Bonneville Power Administration

Supervisory Electrical Engineer, Transmission Engineering Technical Services
Member

Karen Cash

Avista Corp.

Manager of Pipeline Integrity and Gas Compliance
Member

Kristin Cook

Portland General Electric

Manager Line Design and Crew Coordination
Chair

Heather Donaldson

Black & Veatch

Managing Director
Member

Lia Firer-Sherwood

Jacobs

Project Manager - Utilities
Member

Dee Garcia-Merrell

AVIVV

VP – Texas Stategic Development
Member

Valerie Gonzales Darling

Bonneville Power Administration

Manager Financial Information and Automation
Member

Melissa Gonzalez

Southern California Edison

Senior Admin
Member

Erin Henning

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Director of Supply Chain Services
Member

Lindsay Hobson

ENSTAR Natural Gas Company

Director of Corporate Resources and Communications
Member

Lauren Huckaba

Avista Corp.

Learning and Development Coordinator
Member

Crystal Mallare

Charge

Director, Corporate Services
Member

Rachael Medlin2

Malveaux & Co.

Business Development Manager and Procurement lead
Member

Laura Quesada

Southern California Edison

Distribution Automation Engineering Manager
Member

Amethyst Roebuck

PAR Electrical Contractors

Director - Environmental Affairs
Member

Rosanah Santos

SaskPower

Project Portfolio Manager
Member

Danielle Schofield

Landis+Gyr

Director Strategic Development
Member

Theresa Shaw

Jacobs

Group Leader - Utilities
Member

Katherine Sheckells

Bonneville Power Administration

Associate Director, Transmission Marketing and Sales
Member

Dalila Sheehan

Avista Corp.

Customer Research & Insights Analyst
Vice Chair

Spruha Sheth

Burns & McDonnell

Substation Department Manager Transmission and Distribution Services
Member

Chelsea Starkey

Snohomish County PUD

Manager
Member

Adriana Vasquez

Charge

Compliance Specialist
Member

Dorina Vega

Tucson Electric Power

Transmission Reliability Compliance Specialist II
Member

Megan Weismantel

Burns & McDonnell

Business Development Manager
Member

Beverly Woolf

Western Energy Institute

Senior Program Manager
Manager