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March 15th Forum - 2012 ME Environmental & Energy Policy (Augusta)
Thursday, March 15, 2012
7:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Governor Hill Mansion 136 State St, Augusta
Member – $15.00
Non-member – $25.00
Registration is closed
Speaker's Power Point Presentations
(click on presenter's name to download)
, Commissioner of the Maine Dept of Environmental Protection
Environmental Policy Perspective
Patricia Aho, Commissioner of the Maine Dept of Environmental Protection:
Commissioner Aho will outline plans for restructuring the DEP. A native of Boothbay Harbor and a graduate of Nasson College with a law degree from Western New England College, Ms. Aho has been in the forefront of environmental advocacy for over 25 years and active on critical issues facing Maine including energy efficiency, greenhouse gas and petroleum regulation. Ms. Aho is Maine DEP’s primary liaison with both the Legislature and the Governor’s Office, as well as representing the agency on state and regional committees.
Energy Policy Perspective
Kenneth Fletcher, Director, Governor's
Office of Energy Independence and Security
Mr. Fletcher will outline the Governor's energy policy for 2012. Fletcher served eight years as a state legislator for House District 54 also served on the governor's special budget committee.
Fletcher is an experienced professional executive with more than 35 years of managerial and technical experience in both the private and public sectors. He worked in the pulp and paper industry for more than 30 years and had most recently worked as a consultant providing managerial and technical expertise to companies, including Huhtamaki Food services, Inc., Madison Paper Corporation, and Wausau-Mosinee Paper Corporation.
While a legislator, Fletcher served as the ranking minority member on the Utilities and Energy Committee, which he was on for eight years.
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