Melanie Santiago-Mosier serves as the Program Director, Low-Income Solar Access for Vote Solar, the nation’s leading non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to bringing solar energy into the mainstream. In her role at Vote Solar, Ms. Santiago-Mosier works to expand access to solar for low-income communities by developing policy solutions. Prior to joining Vote Solar, she led the government affairs efforts for organizations such as the Maryland Public Service Commissions and Washington Gas Energy Services, after serving as counsel and policy analyst for the Maryland General Assembly. Most recently, she served as a regional policy director for SunEdison. Ms. Santiago-Mosier has 10 years of experience and claims a number of policy victories, many involving enhanced incentives and opportunities for renewable energy development. Melanie is an attorney licensed to practice law in Maryland, and holds her JD from the University of Maryland School of Law, and her BA from St. John’s College. She was recently named one of Maryland’s “Leading Women” by The Daily Record, Maryland’s premier business and legal news publication.