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Author: Byron L. Dorgan

Byron L. Dorgan

Senior Fellow; Former Senator from North Dakota

Byron L. Dorgan is a BPC senior fellow and co-chair of its Energy Project. He was a congressman and senator for North Dakota for 30 years before retiring from the Senate in 2011. Dorgan served in the Senate leadership for 16 years.

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Author: Trent Lott

Trent Lott

Senior Fellow; Former Senate Majority Leader

Trent Lott is a BPC senior fellow and co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform and Energy Project. He represented the state of Mississippi in the Senate from 1989 to 2007, serving as majority leader from 1996 to 2001.

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Author: Colette Honorable

Colette Honorable

Senior Fellow, Former Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Colette Honorable is a BPC senior fellow. She is a highly regarded policymaker in domestic and international energy policy, and recently served as a commissioner at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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Author: Michael Hayden

Michael Hayden

Co-Chair, Electric Grid Cybersecurity Initiative; Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

Michael Hayden co-chairs BPC’s Electric Grid Cybersecurity Initiative. As former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Hayden was responsible for overseeing the collection of information concerning the plans, intentions, and capabilities of America’s adversaries.

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Author: Curt Hébert

Curt Hébert

Co-Chair, Electric Grid Cybersecurity Initiative; Former Chairman of FERC

Curt Hébert co-chairs BPC’s Electric Grid Cybersecurity Initiative. He served four years in Washington as a presidential appointee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Author: Susan Tierney

Susan Tierney

Co-Chair, Electric Grid Cybersecurity Initiative; Former Energy Assistant Secretary for Policy

Susan Tierney co-chairs BPC’s Electric Grid Cybersecurity Initiative. A former assistant secretary for policy at the Department of Energy, she is an expert on energy policy and economics, specializing in the electric and gas industries.

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Author: Roger Wallace

Roger Wallace

Senior Fellow, Senior Advisor of government relations for Pioneer Natural Resources

Roger Wallace is a BPC fellow. He is currently the senior advisor of government relations for Pioneer Natural Resources. Prior to joining Pioneer, Wallace served as president and CEO of Investamex, an investment and consulting firm that he co-founded in 1993.

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Author: Tracy Terry

Tracy Terry

Director of Energy

Tracy Terry is the director of BPC's Energy Project. Prior to joining BPC, she worked at the Department of Energy analyzing the economic effects of electricity restructuring and environmental policies related to the electric sector.

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Author: Brad Townsend

Brad Townsend

Associate Director for Energy Innovation

Brad Townsend is associate director for energy innovation for BPC’s Energy Project. Prior to joining BPC in September 2015, he was the program director for OurEnergyPolicy.org, managing relationships with partners, federal agencies, and congressional offices.

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Author: Blair Beasley

Blair Beasley

Senior Policy Analyst

Blair Beasley is a senior policy analyst with BPC’s Energy Project. Prior to joining BPC in 2013, Beasley worked as a research assistant at Resources for the Future. Her work focused on federal policies impacting the electricity sector.

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Author: Erin Smith

Erin Smith

Policy Analyst

Erin Smith is a policy analyst for BPC’s Energy Project. Prior to joining BPC, she worked as a research assistant at University of California Berkeley, where her work focused on greenhouse gas accounting methods in biofuel policies.

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