North America Smart Energy Week


September 11-14, 2023
The Venetian Convention and Expo Center Las Vegas, NV

Education Committee

The RE+ 2023 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.

2023 Committee Members

Valerie Antaki Black & Veatch
Kristen Ardani NREL
Alaric Babej PNM
Hannah Bascom Span
Andrew Belden Eversource
Emilie Bolduc NYPA
Ken Boyce UL
Ed Brolin ConEd Clean Energy Businesses
Gilbert Campbell Volt Energy
Jaime Carlson SB Energy
Misty Chioffe BayWa re Solar Systems
E'Lon Cohen Hall WRISE
Sachu Constantine Vote Solar
Cathleen Daly Wanzek
Jay Dauenhauer EnergyCast
Skip Dise AES Corporation
Tim Distler Prologis
Cameron Freberg Austin Energy
Steffanie Dohn SOLV Energy
Gretchen Dolson HDR
Will Ellis Pepco
Dan Ernstmann Burns & McDonnell
Brion Fitzpatrick Nexamp
Tad Glauthier STEM
Dillon Gooch Shell Energy Solutions
Josh Gould Duquesne Light
Mary Grikas Lightsource bp
Jennifer Hamilton Hydrogen Fuel Cell Partnership
James Hartsig Invenergy
Blan Holman Pine Gate Renewables
Lon Huber Duke
Stephen Kalland NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Bobuchi Ken-Opurum TX Energy Poverty Research Institute


Richard Lawrence IREC
Emily Lemei Northern CA Association of Public Power
Sydney Lieb Xcel Energy
Sondra Martinez Nord LB
Loren McDonald Evadoption
Jenell McKay SDG&E
Shannon Meyer-Johanson Sol Systems
Erin Miller AMP
Amy Jo Miller Q Cells
Peter Muhuro Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Raghav Murali Enphase Energy
Erika Myers Charging Interface Initiative North America
Lauren Nevitt Sunrun
Kim Nguyen Southern Company
Quinn Parker Encolor
Brian Patterson EMerge Alliance
Jim Purekal Sunpower
Dana Clare Redden Solar Stewards
Jessie Robbins Generate Capital
Tim Roughan National Grid
Danielle Sass Byrnett NARUC
Alissa Jean Schafer Copper Stamp Strategy LLC
Julian Sculley HECO
Kristine Sinclair DNV
Tom Starrs EDPR
Nicole Steele Solar Energy Technologies Office (U.S. DOE)
Laura Stern Nautilus Solar
Rob Threlkeld GM
Rob Wallace Power52
Stephen Wemple Con Edison's Utility of the Future Team