Steptoe & Johnson attorney Heather Stites has been elected membership director for the Appalachia chapter of the Women's Energy Network, which provides networking opportunities to bolster 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.
Stites joined Steptoe & Johnson in 2010. She is an associate in the firm's Energy and Natural Resources Department. She earned her law degree from Wake Forest University and her bachelor's degree from Washington & Jefferson College.