Leigh manages operations and event planning, and provides policy support for MDV-SEIA. She manages committees, tracks legislation, and provides policy updates to MDV-SEIA members. She also coordinates partnerships, sponsorship, content development, and logistics for MDV-SEIA’s annual regional conference, Solar Focus. She holds a degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, focusing on policy and politics, from George Mason University. She previously held internships with Virginia project developer SolUnesco, GMU’s Center for Climate Change Communication, and I.O. Sustainability, LLC. She is a Virginia native who enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her golden retrievers.