"Make it Monday" forum - Alaska Energy Authority – Reducing the Cost of Energy in Alaska
The Alaska Energy Authority is a public corporation of the state of Alaska governed by a board of directors with the mission to “reduce the cost of energy in Alaska.” As the state’s energy office and lead agency for statewide energy policy and program development, AEA is making positive impacts in nearly every community and for ratepayers across Alaska.
Curtis W. Thayer serves as the Executive Director of the Alaska Energy Authority. Curtis most recently served as President and CEO of the Alaska Chamber, the largest state trade associations. Previous to that position, he served as Commissioner for the Department of Administration and as a cabinet member for Governor Sean Parnell, with responsibility for 1,100 public employees and an annual budget of $350 million. Additionally, his public service includes time as the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development and working in Washington, D.C. with Congressman Don Young and Senators Ted Stevens and Lisa Murkowski. Prior to public service, Curtis worked on the management team of ENSTAR Natural Gas Company and for the Alaska Gas Producers Pipeline Team. Curtis has served on boards at Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, Alaska Retirement Management Board, Alaska Royalty Oil and Gas Development Advisory Board, U.S. Chambers’ Committee of 100 and currently chairs the Alaska Board of Marine Pilots. A life-long Alaskan, Curtis is a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and is married to Josie and they have one son.
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