Congressman Veasey Hosts ‘African Americans in the Energy Industry’ Panel
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.
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
A panel discussion to discuss the challenges and opportunities for African Americans in the energy sector.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. EST
121 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
This event is open to the media. To RSVP, please contact Nelly Decker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-225-9897.