WCEE presents its
2015 Woman of the Year, Cheryl A. LaFleur
2015 Champion, Christine Tezak
WCEE's Board of Directors is pleased to announce that FERC Chairman Cheryl A. LaFleur is WCEE's 2015 Woman of the Year and ClearView Energy Partners Managing Director Christine Tezak is WCEE’s 2015 Champion. Ms. LaFleur and Ms. Tezak will be honored at WCEE's annual gala on March 5th, 2015 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington DC.
Ms. LaFleur was first nominated by President Barack Obama to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in 2010 and was confirmed for a second term by the Senate in 2014. She was named Acting Chairman on November 25, 2013 and Chairman on July 30, 2014. As commissioner, her priorities include reliability and grid security, promoting regional transmission planning, and supporting a clean and diverse power supply. She serves as the FERC liaison to the Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee. She is a member of the NARUC Committees on Electricity and Critical Infrastructure and was co-chair of the FERC/NARUC Forum on Reliability and the Environment.
Ms. Tezak is being honored as the 2015 WCEE Champion for her outstanding service and leadership of WCEE. She has been an active member of WCEE and has served in a variety of board roles since she first joined the organization in 1992. She served as President from 2004-2008. Throughout the many years of her work with WCEE, she has exemplified genuine dedication to WCEE and its members, and to its future. She has been an inspiration for WCEE members and its leadership, past and present. As ClearView Energy Partners’ leader for its macro coverage of electricity markets, interstate pipelines, energy infrastructure and U.S. environmental policy, she brings over two decades of professional subject matter expertise to WCEE.
WCEE's Board of Directors thanks you for your support and looks forward to seeing you on March 5th, 2015.