Robert W. Gee
President, Gee Strategies Group LLC
Committee of 100 Washington D.C. Regional Chair
Robert W. Gee is President of Gee Strategies Group, LLC, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm providing policy analysis, advocacy, and litigation support for investors, trade associations, utilities, renewable energy companies, independent power companies, and public institutions. A 40-year veteran of the energy industry, he has served as an attorney, senior state and federal public official, and technology executive, combining the fields of law, public affairs, technology, and finance required to address the challenges of global and US domestic energy markets. From 1997 to 2000 he served as Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs and as Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy of the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. He chaired the Energy Department’s Central Asia/Caspian energy strategy, and was responsible for the timely completion of the Department’s 1998 Comprehensive National Energy Strategy.
The Hon. Brian Baird
Congressman Brian Baird served six terms – twelve years – in the United States House of Representatives. He holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wyoming, practiced clinically for twenty years, taught graduate courses on research and statistics, has written three books, served as a University President, and was an advisor to the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. In Congress Baird chaired the Science and Technology subcommittees on Energy and the Environment, and the Research, Technology and Education subcommittee. He also served on the House Budget; Transportation and Infrastructure; and Small Business Committees. He was the primary of the STOCK Act and of the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act.
The Hon. Peter Roskam
The Hon. Peter Roskam, a former six-term U.S. Representative from Illinois, has served in the House Leadership as the Chief Deputy Whip and chaired three major subcommittees of the House Ways and Means Committee. Peter also served on the House Financial Services Committee, including the Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee and the Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology Subcommittee. He chaired the U.S. House Democracy Partnership, a bipartisan commission supporting emerging democracies abroad and co-chaired the Korea Caucus, the India Caucus, the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat Anti-Semitism and the Republican Israel Caucus.