MD DC VA Solar Energy Industries Association





    Andrew Eames

    Marketing & Communications Intern

    Andrew supports MDV-SEIA in communications and event planning efforts. His responsibilities include management of MDV-SEIA’s online presence and newsletters, as well as assisting with the coordination of Solar Focus, MDV-SEIA’s annual conference. Andrew earned his BA in English from Mary Washington University, and has since developed his communications  skill set through a ten-month internship with Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture, a DC-based agricultural development contractor, which he completed in 2016. He also served as an AmeriCorps volunteer, where he helped to implement ground-level environmental conservation projects in southern Utah. Andrew grew up in Reston, Virginia, and loves to get outside for rock climbing and camping.

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        Leigh Yeatts

        Interim Executive Director

        Formerly Operations and Policy Associate

        Leigh leads membership efforts for MDV-SEIA and assists with general day-to-day operations. She also provides support for events such as MDV-SEIA’s annual conference, Solar Focus. Leigh contributes to MDV-SEIA’s policy work by coordinating with Board Members and membership to develop policy positions and goals. She holds a degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, focusing on policy and politics, from George Mason University. She previously held internships with project developer SolUnesco, GMU’s Center for Climate Change Communication, and I.O. Sustainability, LLC. She is a Virginia native who enjoys traveling and outdoor activities such as hiking with her golden retriever.

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