North America Smart Energy Week


September 28-29, 2021
Online Digital

Education Committee

The Solar Power International (SPI), Energy Storage International (ESI), and Smart Energy Week Education Committee protects and enhances the conference’s outstanding reputation by guiding the development of exceptional educational sessions that are timely, forward thinking, and well reviewed. Our ongoing success relies on engaging highly qualified professionals with expertise in content areas to lead our sessions. That is the principal responsibility of the Education Committee.

All committee members are volunteers and passionate about the future of the renewable energy industry.

2021 Committee Members

Vikram Aggarwal Energy Sage
Rob Andrews Heliolytics
Kristen Ardani NREL
Janet Gail Besser Smart Electric Power Alliance
Karyn Boenker Sunrun
April Bolduc S Curve Strategies
Ken Boyce UL
Sam Brothwell Energy Income Partners
Evelyn Butler Solar Energy Industries Association
Brenda Chew Smart Electric Power Alliance
Sachu Constantine Vote Solar
Paul Dailey Outback Power
Gretchen Dolson HDR
Ken Doyle Smart Electric Power Alliance
Robin Dutta SunPower
Ben Ealey Smart Electric Power Alliance
Scott Elias Solar Energy Industries Association
Cory Fox Ecobee
Dave Gahl Solar Energy Industries Association
Sean Gallagher Solar Energy Industries Association
Ervan Hancock Amazon
Thor Hinckley Forth Mobility
Andrew Jerdonek Smart Electric Power Alliance
Laura Jones Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Elizabeth Kaiga DNV GL
Stephen Kalland NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Greg Lavigne Akin Gump
Jessica Lim SCE
Kevin Lucas Solar Energy Industries Association
Vicki Luttrell Exelon
Natalia Mathura Smart Electric Power Alliance
Jeremiah Miller DOE Solar Energy Techologies Office
Steve O'Rourke Straight Up Solar
Sarah Pendergast 8ME
Jessie Robbins Sol Systems
Chris Rogge Black and Veatch
Danielle Sass Byrnett NARUC
Colin Silver Solar Energy Industries Association
Kristine Sinclair DNV GL
Samir Succar ICF
Rob Threlkeld GM
Eric Valleton Swinerton
Brett White Pine Gate Renewables
Susie Wong Asians in Energy
Leigh Yeatts Smart Electric Power Alliance
Leigh Zanone 8minute Energy