Jun 06 2005
Governor Huntsman Names Energy Advisory CouncilNews Release
June 06, 2005
Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., has appointed the following members of the state's new Energy Advisory Council:
- Keith Rattie : Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Questar Corporation. Represents the natural gas industry.
- Rich Walje: Executive Vice President, Utah Power. Chair of the Wasatch Regional Environmental Forum. Represents the electric power industry.
- Jim Felton: Investor Relations Manager of the Bill Barrett Corporation. Represents the oil and gas production industry.
- Doug Smith: President Andalex Coal Resources, owner and operator of three coal mines in Utah and member of the Utah Mining Association, Represents electricity and coal issues
- Craig Cox: President of Enviroserve Associates. Member of the transition team for Department of Natural Resources and Energy office. Represents alternative energy resources.
- Phillip Colton: Experience in private nuclear fuels manufacturing, for the Atomic Energy Agency in Washington D.C. Responsible for writing regulatory guides and laws for nuclear-related facilities. Senior manager to the United Nation's International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria from 1976-81 and again from 1991-99. Senior scientist at the State Department responsible for technical transfer and nuclear non-proliferation.
- Senator Mike Dmitrich (D) District 27
- Sarah Wright: Executive Director, Utah Clean Energy, an organization working with diverse constituents to advance energy efficient technologies and renewable energy development in Utah. Represents alternative energy and conservation.
- Scott Gutting: Utah Association of Energy Users, Questar Representative. Represents energy consumption of large organizations.
- Dan Johnson: Lead refinery for Chevron Texaco, represents oil refineries and distribution.
- Representative Fred Hunsaker (R) District 4
- Commissioner Steve Burge: Carbon County Commissioner. Lawyer and professor at College of Eastern Utah.
- Irene Rees: Representative of Department of Public Utilities, representing energy interests of the public.