Shedding a Light on Solar Workshop

APA Virginia Chapter


Friday, April 13, 2018
9 a.m. - noon EDT

Remington, VA, United States

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Jointly hosted by the Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission and Piedmont Environmental Council, this free half-day workshop will provide perspectives from local governments, state and regional agencies, and non-profit organizations on various topics related to planning for solar energy in Virginia's Piedmont region.

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Kaitlin Savage

Confirmed Speaker

As director of public engagement with the Solar Research Institute, Kaitlin organizes utility-scale solar outreach and educational strategies in Virginia rural communities. Under her former project management role at Virginia Solar LLC, Kaitlin developed an extensive early-industry knowledge of utility-scale solar development in VA, including site selection, zoning and land ... Read More

Joe Lerch, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Joe serves as Director of Local Government Policy for the Virginia Association of Counties. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in geology from William and Mary and a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from Virginia Tech. Joe has worked as a planner for the Cities of ... Read More

Anne Ducey-Ortiz, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Anne grew up on the south shore of Long Island in Massapequa, New York and received a Bachelors’ degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Science from Cornell University in 1984. She began her career back on the south shore of Long Island working for Cornell’s Laboratory of Ornithology’s ... Read More

Elizabeth Lewis, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Employed by the City of Franklin as Deputy Director of the Franklin Southampton Community Development Department, the only shared services department serving both a City and County in the Commonwealth. Previously employed by WSP Sells in Cary, NC Town of Cary, NC Cities of St. Petersburg, Pinellas Park, and St ... Read More

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