1:40 - 2:40 PM
Mark Fowler (moderator) - Director of Government Relations, Ameresco
Mark Fowler is the Director of Government Relations for Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator and renewable energy asset developer, owner, and operator. In this capacity, Mark is responsible for Ameresco’s policy and regulatory strategy and helps facilitate new market development. Prior to joining Ameresco, Mark served as a legislative assistant in both the U.S Senate and U.S. House of Representatives where he led energy, environment, and agriculture policy development. Mark is a Kansas City, Missouri native and graduate of the University of Missouri.
Emily Domenech, Senior Policy Advisor (Energy) for Speaker McCarthy
Emily currently holds the position of Senior Policy Advisor to Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, and previously served in the same role for Ranking Member Frank Lucas on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. She also served as a subcommittee staff director on the same committee, and as the legislative director for Rep. Randy Neugebauer. Emily also currently serves as a U.S. Navy Reserve Officer.
Prior to her work on Capitol Hill, Emily held political appointee positions at the Department of Energy (2006-2007) and the Department of Defense (2007-2011), and served as the Federal Liaison for the State of Texas.
She holds a master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College, a Graduate Certificate in Advanced International Affairs from Texas A&M University, and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.
Emily is also the co-founder of The Honor Project, a Travis Manion Foundation service project to honor fallen servicemembers annually on Memorial Day.
Alice Lin - Senior Tax Policy Advisor, US Senate Finance Committee
Alice Lin is a Senior Tax Policy Advisor for the Senate Finance Committee under the leadership of Chairman Ron Wyden, where she handles energy and infrastructure tax, excise tax, and tax-exempt issues amongst other individual and business topics. Prior to joining Finance, she worked for the House Ways and Means Committee. In that capacity, she worked on major legislation including COVID-19 relief, the American Rescue Plan, and the Inflation Reduction Act on provisions ranging from climate tax provisions to refundable income tax credits. Before that, Alice worked for the Joint Economic Committee and for Rep. Mike Honda (CA-17).
Levi Patterson - Professional Staff Member, US Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources
Levi is currently serving as Professional Staff for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee focused on efficiency, hydrogen, storage, and DOE National Labs issues. Previously, Levi was able to contribute to these same issues for Senator Ben Ray Luján and Senator Chris Coons. Before coming to Capitol Hill, Levi worked at General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy where he worked on nuclear energy and cyber security projects. He holds a B.S. in Engineering Physics and a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.