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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

Congressman Veasey Hosts ‘African Americans in the Energy Industry’ Panel

Feb 13, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, will hold a panel discussion in observation of Black History Month entitled, “Closing the Gap: African Americans in Energy.” The panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities for African Americans in the energy sector. Additionally, the discussion seeks to educate Members, staffers, stakeholders and students pursuing STEM degrees or jobs in the energy industry, examine current energy policy issues and offer an outlook for the 115th Congress.

WHO:  
Gilbert Campbell, Founder and CEO, Volt Energy
Ray Dempsey, Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, BP America
Paula Glover, President, American Association of Blacks in Energy
Commissioner Colette Honorable, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
Telisa Toliver, Vice President, Business Development & Commercial, Chevron

WHAT:    
A panel discussion to discuss the challenges and opportunities for African Americans in the energy sector. 
            
WHEN:   
Thursday, February 16, 2017
11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. EST
               
WHERE: 
121 Cannon House Office Building 
Washington, D.C. 20515

MEDIA:
This event is open to the media. To RSVP, please contact Nelly Decker at nelly.decker@mail.house.gov or call 202-225-9897.

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