CANONSBURG, Pa. - Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorney Heather Stites has been elected membership director for the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) Appalachia Chapter. WEN provides networking opportunities to foster career and leadership development of women working in the energy industry.

As membership director, Stites will work to increase regional awareness of the organization as well as involvement by industry professionals. She became active with the WEN Appalachia chapter in 2011, its inaugural year.

“The impact organizations like WEN have on the energy industry and the inspiration they provide women is unprecedented,” Steptoe & Johnson CEO Susan Brewer said. “Professionals like Heather exemplify the progress women have made to become leaders in energy and many other fields.”

Stites joined Steptoe & Johnson in 2010. She is an Associate in the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources Department working from its office in Canonsburg, Pa. at the Southpointe Business Park. She earned her Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University and her Bachelor’s degree from Washington & Jefferson College.

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