North America Smart Energy Week


September 23-26, 2019
Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake City, UT

Education Committee

The Solar Power International (SPI), Energy Storage International (ESI), and the North America 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.
Stay tuned to view the 2019 Committee. In the meantime, check out a snapshot of leaders from last year's committee.

2018 Committee Members

Vikram Aggarwal, Energy Sage
Sara Birmingham, SEIA
Michelle Boyd, DOE
Ray Brooks, APS
Sandra Brown, BlueWave Capital
Theodore Burhans, Tucson Electric Power
Steve Burt, Vivint
Jason Burwen, Energy Storage Association
Evelyn Butler, SEIA
Misty Chioffe, BayWa
Daisy Chung, SEPA
Jamie Coutts, Nexamp
Stacey Crowley, California ISO
Paul Dailey, OutBack Power
Tanuj Deora, SEPA
John Doerr, APsystems
Gretchen Dolson, HDR Inc
Ryan Edge, SEPA
Scott Elias, SEIA
Paul Grana, Folsom Labs
Kaila Haines, NIDEC

Amy Heart, Sunrun
Taylor Henderson, COSEIA
MeLena Hessel, Environmental Law & Policy Center
Elliot Hinds, Crowell Moring
John Holmes, UC – San Diego
Lon Huber, Strategen
Laura Jones, Hunton & Williams
Elizabeth Kaiga, CohnReznick
Stephen Kalland, NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Danny Kennedy, California Clean Energy Fund
Annie Lappe, Vote Solar
Michael Lazzareschi, Tesla
Jared Leader, SEPA
Poloi Lin, Southern California Edison
Wendi Littlefield, Simpliphi
Eric Luesebrink, SoCore Energy
Tim Martinson, dcFusion

Mike Mendelsohn, SEIA
David Miller, Greensmith
Michelle Montague, EnSync Energy Systems
Anna Noucas, Sol Systems
Kacie Peters, Alta Energy
Jesse Prier, Recurrent Energy
Kamisha Quate,s Southern Company
Sean Rooney, IEA
Laks Sampath, Alectris USA
Lidija Sekaric, Siemens Distributed Energy
Greg Sellers, SunSystems Technology
Polly Shaw, Stem, Inc
Sarah Singleton, Sunverge Energy
Dana Sleeper, SEIA
Jen Szaro, SEPA
Brock Taut,e Invenergy
Mark Tholke, AMS
Rob Threlkeld, General Motors
Kate Trono, Sunlink