The purpose of the Center for Legislative Energy and Environmental Research (CLEER) is to provide support for the Energy Council, bringing research and publications of energy policy issues to the Council’s attention and sponsoring forums and other opportunities for dialogue on energy and related environmental issues. CLEER’s support addresses energy and environmental questions and helps educate members of the Council with regard to state, national and global energy issues, in order that they may better serve their constituents.
2023 – 2024 Chairman
It’s an exciting time to be a part of the Center for Legislative Energy and Environmental Research (CLEER)! A growing number of states and provinces participate in The Energy Council, and the CLEER Boards provide critical input to the Council’s legislators regarding energy and related environmental policy matters.
In fiscal year 2023-2024, the Energy Council will meet three times.to consider local, national, and international concerns. The CLEER Program Advisory Board (PAB) will offer suggestions for speakers relating to these topics to ensure the Council offers its legislators robust agendas. PAB members will also have the opportunity to sponsor dialogues and events at these conferences.
Members of the CLEER University Advisory Board (UAB) will present seminars at the conferences, too. Experts will speak to us about Wyoming’s Energy Innovation Landscape, Dual Mission Universities and their ability to help with energy workforce needs, and Basic Science for the Future and Applied Solutions for Now.
I am excited to Chair CLEER’s Board of Directors and look forward to an informative year with CLEER and The Energy Council!
2022-2023 CLEER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Senator Garlan Gudger
Senator Click Bishop
Representative Howard Beaty
Senator Chris Hansen
Representative Kyle Hoffman
Representative Francis Thompson
Senator Juan Barnett
Representative Greg Kmetz
Senator Ron Griggs
Representative Bert Anderson
Representative Ken Luttrell, Vice Chairman
Representative Jay Dean
Senator Ron Winterton
Delegate Bob Fehrenbacher
Representative Tom Walters
MLA Doug Steele