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WCEE' Women in Leadership Holiday Reception with APPA's Sue Kelly
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Registration for this event is closed; we have reached room capacity.

When: Thursday, December 13, 2018
From 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: McCarter & English LLP
1301 K Street NW
Suite 1000 West
Washington, District of Columbia  20005
United States

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WCEE's Women in Leadership Committee

Holiday Reception



Sue Kelly, President & CEO

American Public Power Association




WCEE is honored to host Sue Kelly, WCEE’s 2017 Woman of the Year recipient, for the 2018 Women in Leadership Holiday Reception. Join us for an inspiring evening, where Ms. Kelly will share her take on making 2019 career resolutions and how to successfully execute them.

Stay to network over hors d'oeuvres and drinks.

Thursday, December 13th, 2018


Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


Venue: McCarter & English, 1301 K Street, NW, Suite 1000 West, WDC 20005


Cost: WCEE Members $30 | Non-members $50

Registration: Closed - we have reached room capacity
* There is no registration “at the door”; all registration must be off the WCEE website.
* Registration will close COB Tuesday, Dec 11 to allow us to meet the venue’s security requirements. Your name must be
  on the registrant list to be allowed access; be prepared to present a government-issued photo identification.
* Refunds must be requested before COB Friday, Dec 7.

Closest Metro Station: McPherson Square




About Sue Kelly


Sue Kelly has been President and CEO of the American Public Power Association (APPA) since April 2014. Kelly was named one of Washington’s “Most Powerful Women” in the November 2015 issue of Washingtonian magazine in the “Business, Labor, and Lobbying” category. In March 2017, she was honored as WCEE’s Woman of the Year.

Prior to becoming President and CEO, Kelly was APPA’s Senior Vice President, Policy Analysis and General Counsel. From 1998–2004, Kelly was a principal with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Miller, Balis & O'Neil, P.C. She represented cooperatively and publicly owned electric utilities and their trade associations, as well as other governmental entities. From 1995–1998, Kelly served as the Senior Regulatory Counsel for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). She represented NRECA before the FERC, state public utility commissions and courts, and served as a liaison from NRECA to many industry groups.

In March 2008, she was appointed to a one-year term on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) and served a second term on the EAC from June 2012 to April 2014. In 2010-11, Kelly served as President of the Energy Bar Association.

She is currently serving on the Steering Committee of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council, a joint industry-government group dealing with cyber and physical security issues.


WCEE is grateful to the following corporate sponsors

Event sponsor:

McCarter & English LLP

Women in Leadership Series sponsors:

Holland & Knight LLP; Husch Blackwell LLP; Reed Smith LLP;

Sidley Austin LLP; USEA; Wright & Talisman PC


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