A

Apoorv Agarwal
Student
North Carolina State University
Jan E Alam
Power Systems Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Justin Alberty
Vice President of Corporate Communications
Grand River Dam Authority
Shannon Ames
Executive Director
Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI)
Jay Anders
Associate Vice President, Hydropower and Hydraulic Structures
Black & Veatch

B

Giorgio Bacelli
Researcher
Sandia National Laboratories
Miranda Ballentine
Chief Executive Officer
Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance
Derek Bandera
Executive Director of Federal Regulatory Affairs
MISO
James Barner
Manager of Integrated Resource Planning
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Hoyt Battey
Program Manager for Market Barriers Research, Water Power Technologies Office
U.S. Department of Energy
William Baxley
Chief Engineer
Florida Atlantic University
Elisabeth Blaug
Advisory Attorney
OGC FERC
Samuel Bockenhauer
Hydro Technology Manager
U.S. Department of Energy
Josiane Bonneau
Senior Director, Conservation Strategy & Planning
Wildlife Habitat Council
Bret Bosma
Faculty Research Associate
Oregon State University
Caleb Bowers
Assistant Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Steve Boyd
Director of Water Resources and Regulatory Affairs
Turlock Irrigation District
Elaine Buck
Technical Manager
European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)
Jason Busch
Executive Director
Pacific Ocean Energy Trust (POET)
Doug Butcher
Renewable Energy Consultant
Black & Veatch

C

Heather Campbell
Senior Policy Advisor
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Karrie Carnes
Public Affairs Specialist
Bonneville Power Administration
Gregg Carrington
Managing Director, Energy Resources Division
Chelan County Public Utility District
Robert Cavagnaro
Senior Engineer
University of Washington
Judy Chang
Principal
The Brattle Group
Hancheol Cho
Postdoctoral Researcher
Sandia National Laboratories
Linda Church Ciocci
Executive Director
National Hydropower Association
Caitlyn E. Clark
PhD Candidate
Oregon State University
Andrea Claros
Aquatic Ecologist
DHAC, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
John Clements
Of Counsel
Van Ness Feldman, LLP
LeRoy Coleman
Senior Manager of Strategic Communications
National Hydropower Association
Andrea Copping
Senior Program Manager - Marine and Coastal Waters
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Dean Corren
Chief Technology Officer
Verdant Power Inc.
Kim Crawford
Lead Communications Consultant
Duke Energy
Allan Creamer
Project Coordinator, Division of Hydropower Licensing, Office of Energy Projects
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Patrick Cross PhD
Program Manager - Ocean Energy
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa

D

Andrea Danucalov
FERC Licenses Compliance Manager
Exelon Generation EXELON
Kent Davey
Ocean Energy Company
Andy Davis
Director of Stakeholder Relations
Brookfield Renewable
Mike DeSocio
Senior Manager, Market Design
New York Independent System Operator
Steve DeWitt
General Engineer
U.S. Department of Energy
Daniel Doolittle
Environmental Services Manager - Americas
Fugro
Lindsay Dubbs
Associate Director, North Carolina Renewable Energy Ocean Program
Coastal Studies Institute

E

Theresa Eisenman
Chief, Public Affairs
Bureau of Reclamation

F

Shelley Fidler
Principal, Governmental Affairs, Energy and Environmental Policy
Van Ness Feldman, LLP
Zach Fisher
Florida Atlantic University

G

Maury Galbraith
Executive Director
Western Interstate Energy Board (WIEB)
Sue Gander
Division Director Environment, Energy & Transportation Division
National Governors Association
Gabriel Garcia-Medina
Post-Doctorate Research Associate
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jim Gill
Senior Client Manager, Power Delivery
HDR
Richard Glick
Commissioner
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Rob Gramlich
Founder and President
Grid Strategies LLC
Suzanne Grassell
Governmental Affairs Manager
Chelan County Public Utility District
Frankie Green
National Hydropower Coordinator
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Eric Greene
Naval Architect and Convener, IEC TC 114 62600-
Eric Green and Associates

H

Boualem Hadjerioua
Lead Water Power Energy
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Burke Hales
Professor
Oregon State University
Dana Hall
Attorney
The Law Offices of Dana Hall, LLC
James Hancock Jr.
Partner
Balch & Bingham LLP
Kimberly Harriman
Senior Vice President Public & Regulatory Affairs
New York Power Authority
Melanie Harris
Fisheries Habitat Specialist, Habitat Protection Division, Office of Habitat Conservation
NOAA Fisheries
David Hart
Director, Mitchell Center and Professor, Biology and Ecology
University of Maine
Scott Hennessey
Vice President, Federal Policy
Brookfield Renewable
Anthony Hernandez P.E.
Principal Manager
Southern California Edison
Alex Herrgott
Executive Director
Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council U.S. General Services Administration
Colleen Hicks
Manager, Regulatory & Licensing
Exelon Power
Molly Hill
Mechanical Engineer
Grant County PUD
Marcia Hook
Senior Associate
Baker Botts LLP
Eli Hopson
Vice President, Legal, Regulatory and Policy
Cube Hydro Partners, LLC
Kelly Houff
Environmental Protection Specialist, Division of Hydropower Administration & Compliance
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Mike Hreben
Senior Fisheries Biologist
Kleinschmidt Associates
Hannah Hunt
Deputy Director, Electricity Policy & Demand
American Wind Energy Association

J

Nick Jayjack
Deputy Director, Division of Hydropower Licensing
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Dale (Scott) Jenne
Engineer/Analyst
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Herbie Johnson
Hydro General Manager
Southern Company
Nathan Johnson
Vice President - Development
Ocean Renewable Power Company
Craig Jones PhD
Principal - Marine Sciences and Engineering
Integral Consulting Inc.
James Joslin PhD
Research Engineer
University of Washington Applied Physics Lab

K

Douglas Kane
CEO
InCurrent Turbines Ltd
Jeremy Kasper
Research Associate Professor
University of Alaska Fairbanks
John Katz
Deputy Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Niamh Kenny
Business Development Manager
DP Energy
Thomas Kiernan
Chief Executive Officer
American Wind Energy Association
Levi Kilcher
Researcher
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Clay Koplin
Chief Executive Officer
Cordova Electric Cooperative
Vladimir Koritarov
Water Power Program Manager
Argonne National Laboratory

L

Karin Larson
Manager, of General Counsel
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Rich Lawson
Chief Executive Officer
International Ocean Science & Technology Industry Association (IOSTIA)
Jeffrey Leahey Esq
Deputy Executive Director
National Hydropower Association
Ning Li
Ocean Wave Model Systems Specialist
Ocean Resource Engineering, University of Hawaii
Erica Lindbeck
University of Central Florida
Eric Lindstrom
Physical Oceanography Program Scientist
NASA
Steve Lowe
President
Eagle Crest Energy Company

M

Jamie MacNeil
Country Manager
Big Moon Power Corporation
Hannah Mankle
Graduate Research Assistant
Oregon State University
Michael Manwaring
Water Resources Director and Executive Vice President
McMillen Jacobs Associates
Pierre Marx
Executive Leader - North America, Hydro
GE Renewable Energy Hydro
Adam Massey
Hydro Project Manager
Alabama Power
John McCarthy CPA
Chief Executive Officer
OceanEnergy
Kerry McGrath
Partner
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Sterling McHale
Legislative Director
Office of Scott Peters
Rachel McNamara
Outdoor Recreation Planner
DHL Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Bill McShane
Technology Manager, Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology, Water Power Technologies Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Kaylie McTiernan
Master's Candidate
University of Washington
Eric Miller
Hydrogen Production and Delivery Program Manager
U.S. Department of Energy
Matthew Miller
Director, Federal and Political Affairs
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Alleksandar Mitreski
Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs East
Brookfield Renewable
Alejandro Moreno
Director, Water Power Technologies Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Thomas Mosier
Research Scientist
Idaho National Laboratory

N

Ann Ngo
Senior International Trade Specialist, Global Markets
International Trade Administration U.S. Department of Commerce
James Nicholas
Senior Scientist
Sandia National Laboratories
Stephanie Nielson
Business Development Manager HyService
Voith Hydro Inc.

O

Kimberly Ognisty
Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP
Rebecca O'Neil
Program Manager
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

P

Les Perkins
Business Development Director
Farmers Conservation Alliance
Darold Perry
Supervisor - License Compliance
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
Scott Peters
Representative
U.S. Congress
Lori Pickford
Principal
The Ferguson Group
Brian Polagye
Associate Professor and Director of the Pacific Marine Energy Center
University of Washington
Danielle Preziuso
Associate Renewable Energy Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

R

Daniel Rabon
National Hydropower Business Line Manager
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Amin Rafiei
PhD Candidate
North Carolina State University
Kaus Raghukumar
Project Scientist
Integral Consulting Inc
Tim Ramsey
Program Manager for Marine and Hydrokinetic
U.S. Department of Energy
Eugene Revelas
Senior Managing Scientist
Integral Consulting Inc.
Bryson Robertson PhD
Co-Director, Pacific Marine Energy Center
Oregon State University
Jay Ryan
Partner
Baker Botts, LLP

S

Charles Sensiba
Partner
Troutman Sanders LLP
John Shue
President and Chief Executive Officer
FirstLight Power Resources
Daniel Simmons
Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy, Efficiency, and Renewable Energy (EERE)
U.S. Department of Energy
Scott Simms
Director of Communications
Bonneville Power Administration
Nancy Skancke
Owner
NJS Law PLC
John Sloat
Business Development Manager
L3 OceanServer Unmanned Maritime Systems
Andrew Smith
Investment Committee Member, Greenbackers Cleantech Fund
Deja Blue Consulting
Brennan Smith
Program Manager, Hydropower Technology
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Ron Smith
Chief Operating Officer
Verdant Power, Inc.
Jeff Smyth P.E.
President
Sapere Consulting
Abhishek Somani
Senior Economist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Bill Staby
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Resolute Marine Energy
Garrett Staines
Systems Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
David Steindorf
Special Projects Director
American Whitewater
Andrew Stewart PhD
Associate Director, NNMREC
University of Washington
Brian Studenka P.E.
Director, Engineering & Policy
ITC Holdings Corporation
Mary Gail Sullivan MBA
Director, Environmental and Lands Permitting and Compliance
NorthWestern Energy
John Suloway
Senior Energy Regulatory Advisor
Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC
Matthew Swindle
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder
NLine Energy, Inc.

T

Alvin Thoma
Director, Power Generation
Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Chairman, NHA Board of Directors
Nathan Tom
Engineer III – Multi Discipline
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Ali Trueworthy
Graduate Student
Oregon State University

V

Corey Vezina
Technical Project Officer
WPTO, EERE, DOE
Ashwin Vinod
Graduate Research Assistant
Lehigh University

W

Sarah Wagoner
Government Affairs Specialist, Water Power Technologies Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Heidi Wahto
Principal, Licensing & Regulatory Lead
Stantec
Stephen Walls
Department of Energy
Stan Walsh
Environmental Service Manager
Skagit River System Cooperative
Janet Walther
Hydro Relicensing and Compliance Power Generation
Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
Tim Welch
Hydropower Program Manager, Water Power Technologies Office
WPTO EERE DOE
Anna West
Principal and Co-Founder
Kearns & West
Greg Wetstone
President and Chief Executive Officer
American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
Madeleine White
Project Engineer
Emrgy
Sharon White
Of Counsel
Van Ness Feldman, LLP
Willie Whittlesey
Project Manager
Yuba County Water Agency
Wesley Williams
Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Adam Witt
Hydropower Systems Research Engineer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Steve Wright
General Manager
Chelan County P.U.D.

Y

Zhaoqing Yang PhD
Chief Scientist, Coastal Ocean Modeling and Sciences Div
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Z

Jose Zayas
Vice President, Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives
Cube Hydro Partners, LLC
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