Member Webinar: Growing Federal-State Collaboration on Energy Issues
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Jason M. Stanek, Chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission, will speak to WIRES members on the topic of federal-state collaboration on energy issues. Stanek was one of ten state utility chairs to sign on to a recent letter to FERC urging greater cooperation with the states on energy policy. In this webinar, he will discuss the growing need for this kind of collaboration and his perspective on how governments at both the federal and state levels can develop joint solutions to the problems of modern energy policy.
Jason M. Stanek
Chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission
Jason M. Stanek was appointed Chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission by Governor Larry Hogan for a five-year term beginning on July 1, 2018.
He most recently served as Senior Counsel to the Energy Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce where he advised on matters involving national energy policy, with specific focus on electricity issues and the operations of the regional power markets. Before that, he served in senior positions at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), advising both a FERC Chairman and Commissioner during his 16-year tenure. Prior to arriving in Washington D.C., he held legal positions with the National Fuel Gas Company in Buffalo, New York, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in New York City.
Chairman Stanek is a member of the Committee on Electricity and the Committee on International Relations for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), as Vice Chair of the Legislative Practices Committee for the Energy Bar Association (EBA) and is a member of the Critical Consumer Issues Forum (CCIF) Advisory Committee.
Chairman Stanek earned his law degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University. He also completed studies at American University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
This event is free of charge and open to WIRES member companies and their employees only.