Senior Director, State Policy, West
Solar Energy Industries Association
Sara Birmingham is a Senior Director with State Affairs at SEIA and oversees the Intermountain West states. Sara joined SEIA in 2012 as the Director of Western States working on legislative and regulatory activity. Prior to joining SEIA, Sara worked at the Solar Alliance since 2007, with a focus on California. Sara has been involved in distributed generation and energy efficiency since 1998 when she began her career at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), where she most recently managed the utility's California Solar Initiative (CSI) program as well as its predecessor, the Self-Generation Incentive Program. Sara has a BS in Environmental Engineering with an emphasis in Renewable Energy from Humboldt State University.