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.