VIRTUAL   |   NOV. 9, 2020   |   2-4:30pm EST


Welcome & Introductions of Planning Team and Key U.P. Stakeholders

U.P. Tribal Nations as Clean Energy Leaders

Bryan Newland, Bay Mills Indian Community Chairman

Update and Message From the U.P. Energy Task Force

Liesl Clark, Chair of the U.P. Energy Task Force, and Director of Michigan Department of Energy, Great Lakes and Environment


Overview of U.P. Energy Needs and Opportunities

Douglas Jester (invited), 5 Lakes Energy and U.P. Energy Task Force member 


Is Renewable Energy Good for My Community?

Dr. Sarah Banas Mills, Graham Sustainability Institute & Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan;

Michael Larson, Michigan Energy Options/ U.P. Energy Task Force moderator


Review Upcoming  Clean Energy Presentation Series:



Event Planning Committee

Ryan Stern                  Michigan Building Trades Council

Michael Larson           Michigan Energy Options

John Kinch                  Michigan Energy Options

Richelle Winkler         Michigan Technological University

Bryan Newland          Bay Mills Indian Community

Ed Rivet                      Michigan Conservative Energy Forum

Bradley Pischea         Land & Liberty Coalition

Chris Swartz               Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Sarah Smith               Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Aaron Payment         Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Kathie Broesemer     Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Jenn Hill                    City of Marquette/ Task Force

Matt Gougeon          Marquette Food Co-op

Tonya Swenor           Superior Watershed Partnership

Douglas Jester         5 Lakes Energy

Elise Matz                 Utility Consumer Participation Board / MICARES


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