Timothy Brennan is a professor of policy sciences and economics at the University of Maryland's Baltimore County campus and a Senior Fellow of Resources for the Future. His research has examined regulatory economics, antitrust policy, and information issues, including regulation of broadcast content, the First Amendment, and copyright. He has also published articles on the ethics and philosophy of economics. He is co-author of Shock to the System, a book on the restructuring of the electricity industry published by Resources for the Future. Previously, he was an associate professor in the telecommunications and public policy programs of George Washington University, and before that an economist in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He holds a master's degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. in economics, both from the University of Wisconsin.
Millard E. Carr is Director for Energy and Engineering in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Economic Security. He is responsible for developing and implementing the Defense Department's policy for energy resource management, design and construction criteria for facilities, and utility procurement. He acts as Chairman of the Defense Utilities Energy Coordinating Council and as Department of Defense representative on the Federal Interagency Energy Policy Task Force and the Federal Interagency Electric Industry Restructuring Group. He is the program manager for the Department's Energy Conservation Investment Program and Federal Energy Management Program. Mr. Carr holds a bachelor's
degree in mechanical engineering from George Washington University and a master's degree in public administration from the American University.
Jim Clarkson is Director of Southeastern Power Marketing for Heath Petra Resources, Inc. Previously, he was an energy manager with a large manufacturing company and has worked with a large utility. He is a director of the Institute for Energy Research. Mr. Clarkson holds degrees in engineering and business.
Wilbur C. Earley is Director of the Division of Electric Policy in the Office of Economic Policy at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Earlier, he was Chief of the Office's Economic and Strategic Analysis Branch for electric policy. Before joining the Office he served in the Commission's Office of Electric Power Regulation. He received a bechelor's degree in economics from the University of Maryland.
Mark Ginsberg is Director of the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) at the U.S. Department of Energy. He has responsibility for helping Federal agencies implement Presidential and Congressional energy savings goals. FEMP provides leadership in the federal sector to achieve energy and dollar savings while introducing new technologies into the marketplace. Mr. Ginsberg leads several interagency committees and a consortium of Federal laboratories to deploy cost-effective technologies in energy consuming government operations. In April 1993 Mr. Ginsberg was asked to chair an interagency team on the Greening of the White House.
John Hanger has served as a Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission since 1993. His main concerns are the restructuring of the gas, electric, telephone, and water industries, as well as matters affecting Pennsylvanians with low or fixed incomes, such as the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. From 1988 to 1993 he was Legal Counsel to Commissioner Joseph Rhodes, Jr. He worked for Community Legal Services, Inc., from 1984 to 1988, including service as Public Advocate for Philadelphia's municipal gas and water customers. As Nebraska State Coordinator for PRAXIS, Inc., from 1979 to 1981, he organized efforts to improve nutrition assistance programs for senior citizens and low income families. He received a bachelor's degree from Duke University, and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ross C. Hemphill is Director of Resource Strategies at Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. He works full time on strategic planning and policy studies, notably issues related to the company's transition to a competitive market. Before assuming that position, he was Director of Electric Pricing at Niagara Mohawk. Earlier, he worked as a private consultant and held various positions with the Energy Exchange of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, American Electric Power, the National Regulatory Research Institute, the Illinois Commerce Commission, and the General Telephone Company of Indiana. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Lewis University; a master's degree in economics from Indiana State University; and a Ph.D. in resource economics from Ohio State University.
John L. Jurewitz is Manager of Regulatory Policy at the Southern California Edison Company. Before joining the company in 1978, he was an assistant professor of economics at Williams College and Pomona College. He continues to teach courses in energy policy and in environmental and natural resource economics at Pomona College and the Claremont Graduate School. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of San Francisco and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin.
Douglas M. Long is Program Manager of the Environmental and Energy Advisory Branch, Advisory and Compliance Division Office, at the California Public Utilities Commission. He is responsible for providing technical support for administrative law judges in proceedings before the Commission. He also manages agency compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act. He received a Bachelor of Economics degree from James Cook University of North Queensland and bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from Golden Gate University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.