Barry K. Worthington (Co-Chair)
Executive Director, United States Energy Association
Barry K. Worthington serves as the Executive Director of the United States Energy Association (USEA) where he directs the Association’s domestic and international activities.
Clay Nesler (Co-Chair)
Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Johnson Controls
Clay Nesler is the Vice President, Corporate Sustainability for Johnson Controls. In this role, he is responsible for global environmental and public affairs. He also leads the company’s global environmental sustainability council and is responsible for environment and sustainability practices across the company’s global manufacturing operations.
Founder and Partner, Flywheel Governments Solutions
David Beightol co-founded Flywheel Government Solutions and leads federal and state business development, political strategy and C-level management advisory services for clients of the firm. Prior to Flywheel, David served as managing principal for Dutko Grayling as well as managing director for Dutko Grayling State and Local and founded Dutko Grayling Government Markets.
Principal, 38 North Solutions
Katherine is co-founder of 38 North Solutions, a public affairs, communications, advocacy, and relationship building team for the clean energy and innovation industries.
President and CEO, International Facility Management Association
Tony Keane, CAE, is president and CEO of the Houston-based International Facility Management Association, (IFMA). In this capacity he also serves as a Board Member of the IFMA Foundation. At IFMA he oversees the global organization from its headquarters in Houston, TX.
Director of the Building Efficiency Initiative of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
Jennifer Layke is the Director of the Building Efficiency Initiative of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Jennifer leads the Building Efficiency Initiative’s research and collaboration with WRI cities teams and global buildings experts.
John F. Mizroch
Managing Member, John F Mizroch, LLC
John F. Mizroch specializes in providing regulatory counsel and legislative insight to clients in the areas of energy and environmental technology.
Vice President, Alliance to Save Energy
Kara O’Connell manages the Alliance’s Public and Corporate Relations team, whose portfolio of work includes the Associates program and Alliance-hosted events, including the “Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards” dinner and the Energy Efficiency Global Forum and Exposition.
The Honorable Branko Terzic
Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group
Branko Terzic is an international consultant to management, government and lending institutions on regulation, management and valuation of energy companies, regulated utilities and infrastructure entities. He also serves as Chairman of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) Ad Hoc Group of Experts (AHGE) on Cleaner Electricity Production.
Barbara Bauman Tyran
Executive Director, Government & External Relations
Barbara Tyran is Director, Washington Relations, in EPRI’s regional office in Washington, D.C. She serves as the principal liaison between EPRI executive management, and Congress, the Administration, the national trade associations, the national leadership of the state public utility commissions, and the Washington energy community.
Director, Better Buildings Challenge and Senior Program Advisor, United States Department of Energy
Maria is the Director of the Better Buildings Challenge at the DOE. The goal of the Better Buildings Challenge is to make American buildings 20 percent more efficient by 2020.
Mark F. Wagner
Vice President, Government Relations, Johnson Controls
In his role at Johnson Controls, Mark Wagner develops potential business opportunities with the federal government in the area of energy efficiency, building controls and security solutions.
Policy Director, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
Suzanne Watson is the Policy Director for the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), based in Washington, D.C. She coordinates ACEEE's federal and state policy efforts.
Terry F. Yosie, Ph.D.
President & CEO, World Environment Center
Terry F. Yosie joined the World Environment Center in October 2006 as the President & CEO. In this role, he develops and implements strategies to advance sustainable development through the business operations of WEC member companies and in partnership with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders.