USEA 14th Annual State of the Energy Industry Forum

ABOUT THE FORUM

The 14th Annual State of the Energy Industry Forum will bring together executives from the energy industry’s leading associations, lawmakers, regulators, energy industry influencers, diplomats, thought leaders, and journalists to discuss the most significant energy issues facing our country and our world.

The event is one of USEA’s flagship meetings and coincides with the first
State of the Union Address of the year.

Speakers

Vicky Bailey

Founder
Anderson Stratton International, LLC
Vicky A. Bailey has over thirty years of high level, national and international, corporate executive and... more

Thomas Kuhn

President
Edison Electric Institute
Tom Kuhn is President of the Edison Electric Institute, the association that represents all... more

Dave McCurdy

President & CEO
American Gas Association
Dave McCurdy joined the American Gas Association (AGA) as president and CEO in February of 2011. Founded in... more

Barry Worthington

Executive Director
United States Energy Association
Barry K. Worthington is the executive director of the United States Energy Association (USEA). ... more

Jack Gerard

President & CEO
American Petroleum Institute
Jack N. Gerard is president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, the national trade association that... more

Susan Kelly

President & CEO
American Public Power Association
Sue Kelly has been president and CEO of the American Public Power Association (APPA) since April 2014. ... more

Donald Santa

President & CEO
Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
DONALD F. SANTA, President & CEO – Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (... more

Chet Thompson

President
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers
Chet M. Thompson President, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers Chet Thompson is president... more

Dena Wiggins

President & CEO
Natural Gas Supply Association
Dena E. Wiggins is President and CEO of the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA), representing major... more

Dipka Bhambhani

Director of Communications
United States Energy Association
Current Position Dipka is the inaugural Director of Communications for the United States Energy... more

Jim Matheson

Chief Executive Officer
National Rural Electric Cooperative
Jim Matheson is Chief Executive Officer of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA),... more

John Kotek

Vice President for Policy Development and Public Affairs
Nuclear Energy Institute
John Kotek is the vice president for policy development and public affairs at NEI. He is responsible for... more

John Shelk

President and Chief Executive Officer
Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA)
John E. Shelk has been President and CEO of the Electric Power Supply Association, the national trade... more

Charlie Riedl

Executive Director
Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG)
Charlie Riedl is the Executive Director for the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG), focused on... more

Tom Kiernan

Chief Executive Officer
American Wind Energy Association
Tom Kiernan began as CEO of the American Wind Energy Association in May, 2013. Prior to joining AWEA, Tom was... more

Greg Wetstone

President & Chief Executive Officer
American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
Gregory Wetstone is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Council on Renewable Energy (... more

Kathy Nelson

Chairwoman of the Board
Utilities Technology Council (UTC)
Kathy Nelson is the Chairwoman of the Board of Utilities Technology Council (UTC), a global trade association... more

Joseph P. McMonigle

President & Co-Founder
The Abraham Group LLC
Joseph McMonigle is president and co-founder of The Abraham Group LLC, an international strategic consulting... more

Majida Mourad

Vice President, Government Relations
Tellurian, Inc.
Ms. Majida Mourad is the Vice President of Government Relations at Tellurian Inc., a Liquified Natural Gas (... more

Steve Mitnick

Editor-In-Chief
Public Utilities Fortnightly
Steve Mitnick serves as editor-in-chief of Public Utilities Fortnightly and is president of its parent... more