Shasta Culp is Vice President of Engineering within the Energy Division at DHS Consulting, Inc., which is a Project/Construction Management and Engineering Consulting Firm specializing in Transportation, Buildings, and Energy market sectors. Her background includes leadership and experience in both the utility and consultant industry with distribution system designs, automation, and operations including electric utility planning and grid modernization. She has managed a variety of internal and external workforces through strategic projects and operational change driven by advancing technology and regulatory policies. Recent client projects include the leadership and support of the California Distribution Resource Plan (DRP), which was mandated by the California Public Utilities Commission to integrate distribution energy renewables on a variety of grid platforms such as, microgrids, high renewable penetration areas, and traditional capital project deferrals. She has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in power systems from California Polytechnic University, Pomona CA.