Interview with Dave McCurdy, President & CEO of the American Gas Association. Discussion topics include present and future trends for natural gas use in the United States, shale gas, environmental implications for increased natural gas usage, and the role of natural gas in an "all of the above" energy strategy.
Lauren serves currently as Administrative Program Coordinator for USEA. In this capacity, she has developed and managed numerous informational initiatives on domestic and international energy affairs, including briefings, technology and policy stakeholder meetings and international conferences. Lauren is the coordinator for a USAID-sponsored transmission partnership program for Jordan and a liaison for a USDOE-sponsored program on accelerating domestic combined heat and power deployment. She also has extensive international professional experience from her time working as a paralegal in Paris, France and a development consultant in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Lauren has a BA in International Studies/Political Science and French from Boston College. She spent a year studying at l’Institut Catholique de Paris in Paris, France and is fluent in written and spoken French.