Linda StevensChief Strategy Officer of Smart Grid and Smart City
Linda Stevens is the OATI Chief Strategy Officer - Smart Grid and Smart City. Ms. Stevens has dedicated her career to the energy industry and has been with OATI since 2011, taking on various leadership roles. She originated her career at an Investor Owned Utility where she learned firsthand about utility operations. This experience led her to an energy industry software and technology sales career path with Siemens and, eventually, on to OATI. In her current role, she collaboratively develops, sets and executes business initiatives and go to market strategies to advance the OATI Smart Grid, Smart Utility and Smart City portfolios in support of corporate growth goals and customer segment needs and objectives. She works with the CEO and other executive stakeholders to drive alignment at all levels with strategic objectives. Ms. Stevens holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management and Leadership from Concordia University, St. Paul, MN.
Linda Stevens’s Session(s):
4:45 pm–5:30 pm | Thu, March 21, 2024
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (CTCR), with 1.4 million acres of land located in Washington State, is driving an Energy Sovereignty Plan to enhance the lives of their tribal members with greater grid resiliency and access to EV Charging Infrastructure. The plan heavily emphasizes Microgrids, EV Charging for the public and for an alternative fuel revenue source, Tribal Fleet Electrification, and a future vision for bi-directional enabled Electrified School Buses.
Matthew Pleasants, Centralized Services Director, will share why the plan is important to this tribal nation and how they are executing. OATI, as a preferred Microgrid Controls and Smart EV Charging partner, in support of their mission, will add to the conversation.
In this session, attendees will learn:
o Highlights of the broader plan and leveraging grant funding
o About their current and anticipated future challenges
o About one of their first deployments at their Tribal Headquarters Government Center project