Washington, D.C., United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) is has announced the addition of three utility experts to the organization’s staff in the role of regional director. The regional directors will be responsible for expanding SEPA’s one-on-one utility support capabilities and developing regionalized events and tools of value to SEPA’s utility members.The regional directors include Christy Herig for the Eastern US. She brings a background in the Southeast US private electric utility industry and solar value analysis. Jim Harding will serve as SEPA’s regional director for the Western US. He brings to the table a background with large Western US public and private utilities and regulators. Tom Nicholas will serve as SEPA’s regional director for the Central US. He has more than 20 years of executive level experience in the electric utility industry, including 7 years on both the regulated and unregulated sides of NISOURCE in Indiana.