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FERC Chair Is Keynote at Energy Action Day

ECTC, in partnership with LG&E/KU, will host the 2nd Annual “Energy Action Day” on Tuesday, October 22 at 10 a.m.  The Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Neil Chatterjee, will be the keynote speaker, with a talk about careers and trends in energy fields. The event is free and open to the public.

Chairman Chatterjee was nominated to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by President Donald J. Trump in May 2017 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in August 2017. He served as Chairman from August 2017 to December 2017, and was again named Chairman on October 24, 2018. Prior to joining the Commission, he was energy policy advisor to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

Over the years Chairman Chatterjee has played an integral role in the passage of major energy, highway, and agriculture legislation.

Prior to serving Leader McConnell, Chairman Chatterjee worked as a Principal in Government Relations for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and as an aide to House Republican Conference Chairwoman Deborah Pryce (R-OH). He began his career in Washington, D.C., with the House Committee on Ways and Means.

A native of Lexington, KY, he is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and the University of Cincinnati, College of Law. Chairman Chatterjee is married and has three children.

In addition to Chatterjee, Aron Patrick, Manager of LG&E/KU Technology Research and Analysis, will speak about emerging technology and industry trends, and an ECTC student in the craft internship program will be featured.  

For more information about Energy Action Day, contact Sandra Cameron at Sandra.cameron@kctc.edu or 270-706-8683.