The Garden State Initiative presents The GSI Briefing Podcast, hostedby Regina Egea,
In episode #3 of The GSI Briefing, Regina speaks with guests Richard Mroz and Anthony Russo about NJ’s Energy Master Plan and how energy costs and technologies affect the residents and businesses of New Jersey.
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Richard Mroz is the immediate past president of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, having served as chairman and chief administrative officer of the agency, and as the chief energy officer for New Jersey.
Rick has held a number of national and regional leadership positions in the regulated and unregulated energy industries, including chairman of the Critical Infrastructure Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, and as a member of the Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues and Nuclear Waste Disposal.
He has been a member of the New Mexico State University Center for Public Utilities Advisory Council and the Electric Power Research Institute Advisory Council. Mr. Mroz is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law and a recognized expert in utility law, regulation, governance, infrastructure security, and corporate strategy.
Anthony Russo is currently the president of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey. CIANJ is a business association representing the interests of more than 900 companies in our state.
Prior to being appointed president, he served as its executive vice president of government affairs and communications.
Tony started his career in the NJ Dept of Environmental Protection, as a senior engineer focusing on water quality. He served at the state level as a director of regulatory and legislative affairs for the Chemistry Council of New Jersey and at the federal level in Washington D.C. as a deputy executive director of the National Lime Association.
Mr. Russo is a graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a degree in chemical engineering.
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