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.

Senior Counsel/Chief Privacy Officer
Chair

Karen Cash

Avista Corp.

Manager, Gas Compliance
Member

Kristin Cook

Portland General Electric

Supervisor, Response & Restoration
Member

Lili Gao

PA Consulting

Principal Consultant
Member

Lauren Huckaba

Avista Corp.

Learning and Development Coordinator
Member

Leah Loebach

Burns & McDonnell

Engineering Manager
Member

Stacy Maier

Avista Corp.

Substation Electrical Engineer
Member

Misty Merriam

Eugene Water & Electric Board

Loan Administrator
Member

Deepa Poduval

Black & Veatch

Associate Vice President
Member

Theresa Shaw

Jacobs

Project Manager / Group Lead
Member

Katherine Sheckells

Bonneville Power Administration

Supervisory Public Utilities Specialist
Member

Dalila Sheehan

Avista Corp.

Business Analyst, Customer Insights and Research
Member

Spruha Sheth

Burns & McDonnell

T&D Substation Department Manager
Member

Nada Siddik

TC Energy

Manager
Vice Chair

Sandra Simon

Accenture Inc

Industry Principal Director
Member

Annette Spreer-Raschke

Black & Veatch

Manager
Member

Kate St. Amour

Black & McDonald

Project Manager
Member

Dorina Vega

Tucson Electric Power

Reliability Compliance Specialist
Member

Kimberly Vollan

Avista Corp.

Regional Account Executive
Member

Louann Walker

Icon Utility Services

Manager of Business Development
Member

Megan Weismantel

Burns & McDonnell

Business Development Manager
Member

David White

Tucson Electric Power

Manager of Line Const, Trouble, HEAT and Emergency response
Member

Kacee Woods

Tacoma Power

Training & Apprenticeship Coordinator
Member

Beverly Woolf

Western Energy Institute

Senior Program Manager
WEI Program Manager